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Author Pedley, Philip M., author.

Title The Atatürk interview : Armenian tall tales of an inconvenient truth? / Philip M. Pedley.

Publication Info. London, United Kingdom : Gomidas Institute, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Genocide Memorial Collection    956.1024 PED    DUE 08-29-22 OFF CAMPUS
Description 78 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [71]-78)
Summary "This work examines the provenance of an interview conducted with Turkish President Mustafa Kemal Atatürk by Karl Emil Hildebrand, published in the US in 1926. The interview's significance is twofold. Firstly, Mustafa Kemal's acknowledgment of Turkish culpability in Armenian massacres and secondly his assertion that a last-minute confession by a prominent female conspirator thwarted the 1926 Izmir assassination attempt on his life. Leading Turking scholar, Professor Turkkaya Ataöv, asserts that the interview is an Armenian fabrication made in support of false claims of genocide"--Back cover.
Subject Atatürk, Kemal, 1881-1938.
Atatürk, Kemal, 1881-1938 -- Assassination attempts.
Presidents -- Turkey -- Interviews.
Armenian Genocide, 1915-1923.
ISBN 9781909382435 (pbk.)
1909382434 (pbk.)

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