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It Started in Hawaiʻi: America’s Century of Regime Change

A Talk by Stephen Kinzer

Wed, May 30, 6:30pm @ Da Shop

3565 Harding Avenue in Kaimuki (parking available in municipal lot across the street)

Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has covered more than 50 countries on five continents. His articles and books have led the Washington Post to place him “among the best in popular foreign policy storytelling.” His most recent book is The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire“. Earlier books include Overthrow, All the Shah’s Men, Crescent and Star, and Blood of Brothers. He is also the co-author of Bitter Fruit: The Untold Story of the American Coup in Guatemala.

Stephen Kinzer will tell the story of how the United States became an overseas empire. His book, Overthrow, America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq, shows how the annexation of Hawaii was the beginning of an era of U.S. intervention.

Co-sponsored by: Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice, Ka Lei Maile Aliʻi, UHM Dept of Ethnic Studies, Women Cross the DMZ and World Can’t Wait- Hawaiʻi


1 comment to It Started in Hawaiʻi: America’s Century of Regime Change

  • Debra Kekaualua

    Aloha, since i read Overthrow eight years earlier, i have always made mention that THIS book would give WE THE PEOPLE a “nittygritty” look at this author and THAT writing. I have a mayor wannabe debate on this presentation day, but KNOW that my platform tops the list of FIXes in Hawaii-nei via Stephen Kinzer words of wisdom. Love this author! ask him if he will come to kauai plEASE!

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