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Talk on USS Maine and American propaganda

Event organizer: Guest Services
Event Date & Time: March 23, 2019 2:00 pm until March 23, 2019 3:00 pm
Contact email: info@maritimeme.org

BATH — The explosion and sinking of the USS Maine off the coast of Cuba on Feb. 15, 1898, set off a media storm of battling headlines and fake stories in American newspapers. Join Curator of Exhibits Christopher Timm to flip through the pages and images that culminated in a dramatic shift in U.S. and Caribbean relations 2-3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St. Free with paid museum admission.¬†For information, visit www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org or call 443-1316.