This edition: Freedom and Moral Courage: Ai Weiwei and Salman Rushdie
Original tape date: May 3, 2013.
A compelling conversation between internationally acclaimed author Salman Rushdie (on stage at The TimesCenter) and renowned artist/activist Ai Weiwei (via Skype from his studio in Beijing) on issues of moral courage, democracy and freedom of expression. Hear them discuss their experiences and thoughts and the responses of writers throughout the world to questions posed at the Invisible Symposium project of the PEN World Voices Festival. Moderated by New York Times reporter and author Patricia Cohen. In collaboration with the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature. Taped May 3, 2013 at the TimesCenter.
Patricia Cohen Culture Reporter, The New York Times
Salman Rushdie Author
Ai Weiwei Artist - Activisit