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Salman Rushdie to speak at Stanford Monday

Original post made on May 2, 2008

Author Salman Rushdie, winner of Britain's Booker Prize for fiction and the recipient of a British knighthood, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 5, at Kresge Auditorium at Stanford.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 1, 2008, 12:55 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Curious, a resident of Leland Manor/Garland Drive
on May 2, 2008 at 2:19 pm

Does anyone know what Rushdie's speech will be about?


Posted by Curious, too., a resident of Crescent Park
on May 2, 2008 at 5:04 pm

I looked up the Stanford announcement and there's no topic given. Also says the event is open only to people affiliated with the university.

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Posted by Gary, a resident of Downtown North
on May 3, 2008 at 5:28 pm

For obvious reasons, related to the basic ideology of Islam, which allows "fatwas" like this one, there will need to be major security. My question is: Will the lefties at Stanford object to profiling and possible body frisks by uniformed and non-uniformed police? If so, why? If not, why not?


Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on May 4, 2008 at 2:06 pm

Let us hope that local Muslim organizations show up and guarantee the peace.


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