TURKEY: Dying Beliefs

"Pork is a good food. One of the best. Religion may forbid it, but that idea will die with the older generation. While pork has been avoided with horror for generations as 'unclean,' it is now being eaten by our younger generation."

Such were words spoken last week in Constantinople by the great Tewfik Rushdi Bey, perhaps the most wholesomely feared and respected Near Eastern statesman. As he talked, the slender, expressive hands of Tewfik Rushdi Bey seemed to articulate his meaning almost more effectively than his...

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