The Yellow Peril
Looking back at the world the press lords made.
The War Lovers:
Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898
by Evan Thomas
Little, Brown and Company
$29.99 List Price
A group of exiles based in New York, calling for an American invasion of the country they have fled, collaborate with sympathetic members of Congress who favor an expanded US military role in the region. Sensationalist journalists play up real and fictitious atrocities to whip up public support for war. When war finally comes, the United States gets bogged down in counter-insurgency campaigns, and American occupying forces