E13: Hassan al-Banna Pt. 1

In 1949, Egypt was on the brink. The rapidly growing Muslim Brotherhood had struck out against the government in opposition to the actions of King Farouk I. Farouk, a young and inexperienced King, had barely led the country through World War 2, and was eager to solidify his loose hold on the country. As the violence increased, and both sides prepared for war, one man would pay the price: Hassan al-Banna.