‘The unparalleled champion’: Bob Dole’s forgotten fight to get Washington to recognize the Armenian genocide

 They came by the dozens: The Armenian archbishops and the noted philanthropists, the esteemed physicians and the tireless nurses — they all poured into a Chicago funeral home to say goodbye to a doctor named Hampar Kelikian. But it was a tall Kansan, seated unobtrusively among the mourners, who caught the eye of Kelikian's daughter, Alice. Bob Dole was sobbing.

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/the-unparalleled-champion-bob-doles-forgotten-fight-to-get-washington-to-recognize-the-armenian-genocide/2021/06/04/cc023cb8-b4c7-11eb-9059-d8176b9e3798_story.html


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