Dearest Minnie, A Sailor's Story

Aug 10, 2017

The White Fleet off Trinidad, California, 1908
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In 1906, Teddy Roosevelt ordered a large fleet of US warships to circumnavigate the globe. The fleet, painted white as a symbol of peace, became known as The White Fleet. Author Leslie Compton recreates this legendary voyage as a historical love story using postcards sent by a White Fleet sailor. 

Leslie Compton joins us in the studio.