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.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Winner, 2010 Peabody Award --- The 1968 My Lai massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the soldiers who broke ranks to bring the atrocity to light.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.