LIVE from the NYPL Presents Salman Rushdie

Special | 26m 31s Video has closed captioning.

In conversation with Paul Holdengräber, Salman Rushdie discusses his new memoir Joseph Anton which chronicles the years he spent in hiding after being sentenced to death by the Ayatollah Khomeini for writting The Satanic Verses, a novel accused of being “against Islam, the Prophet, and the Quran.” Rushdie explains the his struggle for support and understanding and of how he regained his freedom.

Aired: 10/14/12

Rating: NR

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