Andy Carroll is the founder and director of the Legacy Project, a national, all-volunteer organization that works to honor and remember those who have served this nation in wartime by seeking out and preserving their letters. He is also the author of War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from America's Wars, the compilation of letters that inspired the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE documentary.
Find out more about Andy's interest in preserving letters and hear some of the behind-the-scenes stories of the Legacy Project, in a video interview.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
An American Communist family that had fled to Moscow in the late 1920s, return to America in 1935 but can not bring their 5-year-old son.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.