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The Armenian orphan rug - which measures 11' 7" x 18' 5" and is comprised of 4.4 million individual knots - was reportedly delivered to President Coolidge on Dec. 4, 1925. (Photo courtesy ANCA)

Historic Armenian Rug At Heart Of Complaint By Valley Congressmen

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker wants the White House to put a rug woven by Armenian orphans and given to President Calvin Coolidge nearly a century ago on public display.

11/11/2013

The Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee hopes to have the monument erected in Memorial Park before the centennial observance of the genocide in April 2015. (Photo courtesy PASAGMC.org)

City Council OKs Armenian Genocide Memorial In Pasadena

Pasadena will commemorate the Armenian genocide of 1915 with a monument in Memorial Park.

09/11/2013

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Armenian Community Marches In Hollywood Genocide Protest

The Southland Armenian community is calling on the U.S. to officially recognize the murders of millions of Armenians as the first genocide of the 20th century.

04/24/2013

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Thousands March Through Hollywood In Armenian Genocide Protest

Protesters issued a call for the Turkish government to take responsibility for the deaths of about 1.5 million people.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2012

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Protest Calls For Turkey To Recognize Armenian Genocide

Hundreds of Armenian Americans and their supporters spent Easter Sunday protesting outside the Turkish consulate, pushing for the Turkish government to recognize the Armenian genocide of 1915.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2011