Date/Time: 30/11/2005 12:00 am
Looking Back, Facing Forward: Ambassador Henry Morgenthau & the Armenian Genocide
@ Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place
The Forward’s features editor Ara Sarafian, who edited United States Diplomacy on the Bosphorus: The Diaries of Ambassador Morgenthau, 1913-16, leads a discussion in commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. In 1915, Ambassador Henry Morgenthau intervened on behalf of the Armenian community and helped rescue thousands from extinction by the Turks. Sarafian will present archival images of the tragedy and discuss the Armenian deportations, the intervention of courageous Americans, and the legacy of the Armenian genocide.
Free with suggested donation. For more information, please call (646) 437-4200, or visit www.mjhnyc.org.