American Experience: War Letters

American Experience: War Letters

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 8:00pm

Photo: US artilleryman, World War I; March 7, 1918

Credit: Courtesy of National Archives

Experience the deepest, most human side of war through a collection of personal letters.

War Letters, airing Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8 p.m. on WXXI, shares collections of personal correspondence from the American Revolution to the Gulf War. Based on Andrew Carroll’s New York Times bestseller, War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars, the film transcends the subject of war by exploring the love, passion, pain, horror, and hope of the men and women who fought and those who waited at home.