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PREMIER LECTURE: Sir Salman Rushdie on campus

(Oct. 6, 2011)   —   Author Sir Salman Rushdie spoke at East Carolina University Wednesday evening as part of the university's Voyages of Discovery lecture series. Rushdie's controversial 1988 novel, "The Satanic Verses" led to violent protests, death threats and a fatwā issued against him by then Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Read more...