Sunday, April 19, 2015

Dr. Sergio La Porta in the Armenian Genocide

April 24, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. In Fresno, California and many other places where Armenian heritage is strong, the event is being commemorated with a many cultural, religious and political events. Vic Bedoian, reporter for KFCF Radio in Fresno and the Pacifica Evening News interviewed Dr. Sergio La Porta a professor who holds the Haig and Isabel Chair in the Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State University. Dr. La Porta talks about the situation of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire prior to the genocide, events of the genocide itself and its aftermath.