Interview with Andy Carroll
Clip: Season 14 Episode 1 | 3m 6s
Andy Carroll is the founder and director of the Legacy Project, which honors those who have served the nation in wartime by preserving their letters. He is the author of War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from America's Wars, which inspired the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE documentary. Hear about Andy's interest in preserving letters and some of the behind-the-scenes stories of the Legacy Project.
Aired: 05/17/11 |
Clip: S14 Ep1 | 21m 27s
Preview: S14 Ep1 | 30s
The Chinese Six Companies
On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown as officials diagnosed bubonic plague in the neighborhood and wanted to quarantine the nearly 20,000 residents. As tensions flared, an influential group of merchants known as the Chinese Six Companies sprang into action.Watch
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