What a fitting legacy for kirk kerkorian. Because of the late armenian mogul, the first mainstream film about the genocide of armenians at the. Kerkorian was honored for his philanthropy by the usc armenian studies institute. During a brief chat with horizon correspondent hayk tovmasyan, kerkorian reflected on his vision for armenia. New book about billionaire kirk kerkorian to be presented in yerevan. S third largest city to host presentation of.
Kerkorian wanted to learn to fly very badly, but of course, the family had no money for this. Or anything, really. So, he brokered a deal with the owner of the plane to allow him to work on their farm doing anything in exchange for flying lessons. As a result, the young kerkorian learned how to fly. Though kirk kerkorian made billions of dollars in hollywood and las vegas, more people will mourn his death in faraway armenia than in the united states. Im kalifornischen fresno als sohn armenischer immigranten geboren und wuchs in armen.