2008 U.S. Presidential Election and Turkey

October 21, 2008
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

2 Park Avenue

New York, NY

Hon. Elizabeth Holtzman spoke on a panel discussing the U.S. Presidential Election and Turkey with other former members of the U.S. Congress. With the 2008 U.S. presidential election only a few weeks away, this program reviewed the positions of the presidential candidates on a range of foreign policy issues and provided a forum to discuss what a John McCain or Barack Obama presidency will mean for Turkey and U.S.-Turkish relations. 

Panelists included:

  • Hon. George J. Hochbrueckner, Former Member of the U.S. Congress, (D-NY/1st)
  • Hon. Elizabeth Holtzman, Former Member of the U.S. Congress, (D-NY/16th)
  • Hon. Felix Grucci, Former Member of the U.S. Congress, (R-NY/1st)
  • Hon. Joe Dioguardi, Former Member of the U.S. Congress, (R-NY/20th)


  • Bruce Fein, Resident Scholar, Turkish Coalition of America