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James Agee and the Lost World of Porches

Pia de Jong | Posted 08.14.2016 | Home
Pia de Jong

Summer in America is the coldest time of the year. Women in particular suffer from the chill that pervades the land. For me, this is a season of goosebumps, blue fingers and toes, and chattering teeth.

By Recalling Its Ambassador from the Vatican, Turkey Helped Publicize Pope's Affirmation of Armenian Genocide

Harut Sassounian | Posted 06.23.2015 | Home
Harut Sassounian

The Turkish government's overreaction and the Pope's refusal to apologize for his remarks made international headlines on TV networks, websites and newspapers around the world.

A Century of Progress

Marcel Pacatte | Posted 06.06.2015 | Chicago
Marcel Pacatte

Ever hear of Oscar DePriest? He made history a hundred years ago Monday. Few today remember him, but a hundred years ago, on April 6, 1915, Oscar DePriest made history, becoming the first African-American elected alderman in Chicago.

This Week in World War I, February 14-21, 1915

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics
Joseph V. Micallef

World War I at Sea: Antisubmarine Warfare, Torpedoes and Mines Sopwith Cuckoo Dropping Torpedo In February 1915 the German government announced ...

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Tells Women not to Laugh in Public

Harut Sassounian | Posted 10.08.2014 | Home
Harut Sassounian

Rather than being worried about women's laughter, Deputy Prime Minister Arinc and Prime Minister Erdogan should be more concerned about their government's increasing slide into authoritarian rule.

Facing Turkey's Past: Struma and 1915

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 11.18.2012 | Home
Yavuz Baydar

The Struma disaster, a hidden episode in the republic's history, is the subject of a new book written by Halit Kakınç, and its preface is written by, yes, Alaton himself.

April 24th: Remembering the Armenian Dead

Christopher Atamian | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home
Christopher Atamian

Turkey can delay, it can hem and haw and try to dissimulate, but the reality is that Armenians -- and their Greek and Assyrian counterparts -- have truth on their side; and as we have seen before in the course of human history, truth has a strange way of winning out, eventually.

Internal Documents Reveal UK Officials Misled Parliament on Armenian Genocide

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Harut Sassounian

A prominent legal expert, Mr. Geoffrey Robertson, exposed this week the false and inaccurate statements on the Armenian Genocide made by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Obama Should Forfeit his Nobel Prize

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Harut Sassounian

In a recent letter to Armenian American organizations, Pres. Obama once again played shameful word games with the term genocide.

Et Tu Obama? Letter from a Former Admirer

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Harut Sassounian

Mr. President, we are now terribly disappointed because you acted not much differently than your predecessors on the Armenian Genocide issue.

Obama Undermines His Credibility by Not Saying "Genocide" in Ankara

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Harut Sassounian

It is not clear if Pres. Obama was deceived by the Turks' warnings to third parties not to interfere in the Armenian-Turkish negotiations.