WNYC The Leonard Lopate Show: Setting off a Firestorm by Printing a Cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed

“When the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published the cartoons portraying the prophet Mohammed nine years ago, Denmark found itself at the center of a global battle over the freedom of speech. The paper's culture editor, Flemming Rose, talks about his decision to print the 12 drawings and he the role he played in the debate about the limitations to freedom of speech in the 21st century. In his book The Tyranny of Silence Rose writes about the people and experiences that have influenced the way he views the world...”