Islam and Western Culture

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former member of the Dutch parliament, spoke about her collaboration with filmmaker Theo van Gogh on the movie… read more

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former member of the Dutch parliament, spoke about her collaboration with filmmaker Theo van Gogh on the movie Submission which criticized the treatment of women in Islamic societies. Mr. Van Gogh was assassinated in Amsterdam in 2004 by a Muslim man who was offended by the movie and had threatened Ms. Hirsi Ali. She also talked about the practice of Islam in Western countries and women’s rights issues. She responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. close

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Program ID:
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Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 18, 2007
Last Aired:
Jun 20, 2007

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  • Jun 18, 2007 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 19, 2007 | 12:23am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 19, 2007 | 5:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 20, 2007 | 3:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2007 | 7:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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