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On May 13th, 2009, Bill Handel and co-host Lara Hermanson of KFI 640 AM made racist and grossly offensive statements about Armenians, going so far as to suggest, "What the Turks started, Bill will finish." Following weeks of pressure, a formal apology was issued both on video and on the air (this one, from June 12, 2009). In addition, Lara Hermanson has agreed to do community service with an Armenian organization.
Bill Handel & Lara Hermanson of KFI 640 AM have released a video apology for the terrible things that were said on the air on May 13, 2009, including, "What the Turks started, Bill will finish."
Bill Handel & Lara Hermanson apologize for their statements against the Armenians. Representatives from the Unified Young Armenians, ANC-WR, AYF and ANC- Glendale had a meeting on June 11, 2009 with KFI Radio which led to a favorable outcome for the Armenian community.. Shortly after, this vl-log was released. The efforts of the community, activists and organizations have prevailed.
Bill Handel of the "Bill Handel Show" joined Board Operator Lara Hermanson in issuing an apology for a hurtful Armenian Genocide "joke" made on air on May 13/14 during the KFI 640 AM broadcast. Handel and his team will be issuing an on air apology during the June 12th morning broadcast at 6:30am PDT and will be planning future program segments to discussing the Armenian Genocide. Read the ANC-WR news story on the issue at: www.anca.org ... "Bill Handel Show" "Armenian Genocide" "Genocide ...
about Armenians and the Armenian Genocide. Their statements were recorded and uploaded on Thursday, June 11, 2009. The video was requested by a diverse group of eight Armenian-Americans, who met with Handel and KFI management the morning of June 11. Groups represented: The Armenian National Committee (ANC), the United Young Armenians (UYA), the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF), the Glendale City Council (Ara Najarian), and Gary Garabedian, who made the initial complaint to KFI. ... Bill Handel ...
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