He was the face of Europe's first fascist regime, seizing power through violence and murder and leaving behind a legacy of death and destruction. But in his early years, Benito Mussolini was originally deemed a savior to a financially devastated Italy. He was lauded by Pope Pious Xl, Winston Churchill and other world leaders for his fight against socialism. But his bloodlust and disastrous alliance with Hitler finally turned the world, his homeland and even his family against him. This riveting series explores his rise and tragic fall.
(Source: Smithsonian Channel)