Free Expression and Global Media

Mr. Rushdie spoke about free expression and freedom of the press. He discussed the problems he has encountered as a result of… read more

Mr. Rushdie spoke about free expression and freedom of the press. He discussed the problems he has encountered as a result of publishing his book, The Satanic Verses and announced that it will be printed in paperback form. He ended by fielding questions from the audience. Mr. Rushdie has made only one other public appearance in the United States since going into hiding in February of 1992. Mr. Rushdie went into hiding when the late Ayatollah Khomeini of Iran condemned him to death for writing the book, The Satanic Verses. close

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Program ID:
25174-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 24, 1992
Last Aired:
Jul 16, 2007

Airing Details

  • Mar 24, 1992 | 10:45pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 25, 1992 | 5:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 25, 1992 | 10:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 28, 1992 | 7:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 1992 | 12:51pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 16, 2007 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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