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User Review  - cyderry - LibraryThing

This book delves into the interactions of Teddy Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge vs. William Randolph Hearst and their viewpoints about the American need to go to war against Spain in the late 19th century. Factual but hard to get into. Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Biographical portraits of 19th century figures involved in Spanish-American war outbreak; understanding American cultural outlook at the time. Connections to media influence of the modern era. Read full review

THE WAR LOVERS: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A dynamic examination of America's rush into the Spanish-American War.On Feb. 15, 1898, a mysterious explosion destroyed the U.S.S. Maine off the coast of Cuba, killing more than 250 American crewmen ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

While there is little original research in this book it mines the secondary sources quite intelligently and its thesis --that the persons named in the title were hot for us to go to war and did all ... Read full review

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User Review  - nbmars - LibraryThing

At the end of the 19th Century, men came of age who were too young to have fought in the Civil War, but not too young to have forgotten the excitement and bravado of the soldiers who did go. And they ... Read full review

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User Review  - Philip100 - LibraryThing

Well written book I enjoyed it the whole way through. It brings into perspective that politics no matter which party never changes. Read full review

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