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Salman Rushdie Writes Novelistically About His Own Life

Clip: 10/08/2012 | 8m 1s

In his new memoir, Salman Rushdie recounts, in the third person, his upbringing as a secular muslim trying to understand his religion, as well as living under fatwa, a period when he says he discovered his own resilience. Jeffrey Brown talks to the author about recent clashes over free speech and Islamic ideology.

Aired: 10/08/12

Rating: NR

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