The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: November 2007
Duration: 11 hours 15 minutes
Recalling the classic warnings against militarism, from George Washington's farewell address to Dwight Eisenhower's denunciation of the military-industrial complex, Johnson explores the trend of militarism that is bankrupting the United States and creating conditions for a new century of virulent blowback.
"Original and genuinely important...The role of the prophet is an honorable one. In Chalmers Johnson the American empire has found its Jeremiah. He deserves to be heard."-Washington Post Book World