"It was in Armenia that I learned fear": Rose Wilder Lane and the Armenian Genocide

"It was in Armenia that I learned fear": Rose Wilder Lane and the Armenian Genocide

In “‘It was in Armenia that I learned fear’: Rose Wilder Lane and the Armenian Genocide,” Sallie Ketcham focuses on Lane’s reporting on events in southeastern Europe and western Asia in the early 1920s. As a journalist working for the San Francisco Call and Post, Lane witnessed the murder, starvation and mass deportation of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. Lane is best known for her later role as editor of the Little House books written by her mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder. Ketcham is the author of “Laura Ingalls Wilder: American Writer on the Prairie” and “Fairy Tale, Folklore, and the Little House in the Deep Dark Woods” in “Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder,” among other books and articles.