Truth Held Hostage: A Book Launch


Ambassador Evans, a member of the USC Institute of Armenian Studies’ National Council, served as US ambassador to Armenia until 2005, when he lost his job for using the word Genocide to describe the Turkish government’s policy of extermination of Armenians in 1915. This book is a chronicle of John Evans’ experiences prior to and following his public statement.

Mr. Evans and the publisher of the book Ara Sarafian of Gomidas Institute were in Conversation with Salpi Ghazarian, Director of the USC Institute of Armenian Studies.