Kemal Ataturk :
- n Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
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- After a Violent Night Turkish Government Considers Compromise to End Protests
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: We return now to Turkey and the protests against Prime Minister Erdogan that have gripped the country. An uneasy calm held in Taksim Square at mid-morning in Istanbul. Riot police rested around a monument to modern Turkey's founding father, Kemal Ataturk, and armored vehicles idled, their water cannons silent. But protesters insisted their resolve ...
June 13, 2013 - The Online NewsHour