National Affairs: Mistake

Kemal Djenany Bey, slender, swart Second Secretary of the Turkish Embassy in Washington, drove last week with a friend through Fairfax, Va., was halted by two state prohibition officers. Fisticuffing followed, from which Djenany Bey emerged with two black eyes. Arrested, he produced his diplomatic card, claimed immunity, was released. The officers said he had been driving wildly. Djenany Bey declared that the Turkish Government would demand a public apology. Witnesses of the encounter suspected that much of the trouble arose because the dusky diplomat had been mistaken for a Negro.


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