• Debating the American Empire With Stephen Kinzer

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    Debating the American Empire as Bennet Kelley speaks with Stephen Kinzer, author of the new book, “The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and the Birth of an American Empire”.

    The True Flag tells the tale of a time when the nation was engulfed in a heated debate over whether to become a global empire and the consequences, as the United States weighed what to do with Hawaii and the possessions won in the Treaty of Paris (1898) that concluded the Spanish American War.

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