After Hours with Rick Kogan

The Great Fire: A little known story of post-WWI conflict and heroism

July 27, 201519 min
Rick Kogan talks with author Lou Ureneck about his book The Great Fire: One American’s Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century’s First Genocide.  The book details the story of an American minister and YMCA volunteer who, along with an American Naval officer, helped rescue over 250,000 Christian refugees in what was then the Ottoman Empire during a post-WWI genocide at the hands of the Turks.  

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