ASK CONGRESS TO PRESS CLINTON FOR ANSWERS ON ARMENIAN ISSUES
- WASHINGTON, DC. - Below is an appeal from Elizabeth Chouldjian, ANCA Communications Director.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in the wake of her offensive dismissal of the Armenian Genocide "as a matter for historical debate," will testify and answer questions before four separate U.S. House and Senate panels this coming week.
Please take a few minutes today to call on your Senators and Representative to ask Secretary Clinton questions about her offensive remarks and on the full range of other issues of special importance to Armenian American voters.
Please click here to get the names and phone numbers of your Senators and Representative as a well as a relevant sample phone script for each.
You will be asked to provide your ZIP code, and our alert system will guide you through the calls to your Senators and Representative. The phone script will change depending on whether your elected officials are on the key committees or not.
All four of these hearings will be webcast live, so please watch to see if your elected representatives act on your request. Links will be posted on the ANCA website - www.anca.org .
Tuesday, February 28th at 10:00 pm: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State-Foreign Operations
Tuesday, February 28th at 2:00 pm: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Wednesday, February 29th at 10:00 am: House Appropriations Subcommittee on State-Foreign Operations
Wednesday, February 29th at 2:00 pm: House Committee of Foreign Affairs
Please let us know when you have made your calls to your Senate and House members by filling in the forms on the action alert pages or emailing email@example.com
ANCA Communications Director
- 1857 Death of Nerses the Fifth (Ashtaraketsi), Catholicos of the Armenian Church and founder of the Nersisian School.
- 1865 Birth of General Andranik Ozanyan. He was one of the leaders of the Armenian emancipation movement. He died in 1927.
- 1921 Soviet power established in Georgia.
- 1927 Birth of Karapet Chobanyan in Kartsakh (Akhalkalak District). As physist, his theoretical work on the elasticity of metals paved the way for many new developments in metallurgy.
- 1951 Third elections for the Armenian SSR's Supreme Soviet.