Iran After the Revolution

April 19, 2009

Thirty years ago, the Iranian Revolution rocked the Middle East and upended the country's cozy relationship with America. We'll take stock of Iran three decades later as we examine the country and it's culture through music, film and politics. Also Salman Rushdie reflects back on "The Satanic Verses" and the fatwa against him.

  1. Salman Rushdie on "The Satanic Verses"

    Salman Rushdie talks with Steve Paulson about "The Satanic Verses" – the novel that caused a furor in the Muslim world and sent its author into hiding for a decade.

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  2. Mamak Khadem on Songs of the Revolution

    Mamak Khadem talks with Anne Strainchamps about "Good Night Songs of the Revolution" – music she created for an art installation to mark the Iranian Revolution 30 years ago.

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  3. Azadeh Moaveni, Iranian-American Journalist

    Azadeh Moaveni talks about growing up Iranian in America and American in Iran.

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  4. David Assman on "Football Under Cover"

    David Assman is a German film-maker who spent time with the Iranian women's National Football Team as they played their first game in decades.

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  5. Azar Nafisi reading from "Things I've Been Silent About"

    Azar Nafisi reads from her memoir "Things I've Been Silent About." She created a sensation with her book "Reading Lolita in Tehran."

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  6. Juan Cole on Iran & the U.S.

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