The War Lovers

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Evan Thomas

Narrated By: Richard M. Davidson

Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA

Date: April 2010

Duration: 14 hours 4 minutes

Summary:

On February 15, 1898, the USS Maine exploded in the Havana Harbor. Although there was no evidence that the Spanish were responsible, yellow newspapers such as William Randolph Hearst's New York Journal whipped Americans into frenzy by claiming that Spain's "secret infernal machine" had destroyed the battleship. Soon after, the blandly handsome and easily influenced President McKinley declared war, sending troops not only to Cuba but also to the Philippines, Spain's sprawling colony on the other side of the world. ...

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