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Remember the Maine!

Here’s a quick video I did today for Raw Story about the incident that sparked the Spanish American War, gunboat diplomacy, and the American Empire: the explosion that destroyed the USS Maine in 1898.

I did a test run with the public domain song about the incident, but the singing took away from the text. Here’s the original recording…

…which I will be singing tonight at the Old Time jam at the American Legion Post 82 in friendy Nashville Tenn-o-tee.

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