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
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Scott Armstrong Professor American University->Journalism
- Charles L. Overby President and CEO Freedom Forum
- Salman Rushdie Author
- Sanford Ungar Dean American University->School of Communication
- Mike Wallace Correspondent CBS->60 Minutes
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