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Rushdie's 'Midnight's Children' Makes Timely Debut

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Rushdie's 'Midnight's Children' Makes Timely Debut

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Rushdie's 'Midnight's Children' Makes Timely Debut

Rushdie's 'Midnight's Children' Makes Timely Debut

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Salman Rushdie's novel of war and religious intolerance, Midnight's Children, finds new life on the stage. The adaptation by the Royal Shakespeare Company makes its American premiere at the University of Michigan. Celeste Headlee reports.