Book Discussion on Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds

Stephen Kinzer talked about his book Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, about… read more

Stephen Kinzer talked about his book Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, about Turkey’s present and future role in maintaining stability in the Middle East. He focused on the events that have created the country. Topics included Turkish pride in their Ottoman Empire history, the strength of the army, the clash between Muslim culture and secular expectations, and the current Turkish culture. Its history and geographic location give Turkey a unique position in between Arabic countries and Europe. Mr. Kinzer also talked about his experiences in covering Turkey as a foreign correspondent. close

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Book Discussion on Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds

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Booknotes
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 21, 2001
Last Aired:
Jul 26, 2007

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  • Oct 21, 2001 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 21, 2001 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 22, 2001 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 28, 2002 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 2002 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 26, 2007 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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