TURKEY: Unveiling

At Angora, President Mustafa Kemal of the Turkish Republic continued his policy of Europeanizing Turkey by holding a dinner-dance in Occidental style. He shattered tradition by insisting that all the women present should remove their veils and join in an old-time Turkish dance with the men. Previously such a proceeding would have been considered sacrilegious, especially as many non-Turks of the foreign diplomatic corps were present. So great is the ascendancy of Mustafa Kemal at present, however, that all the members of his Cabinet and their wives, as well as the...

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