After Words with Nathaniel Fick
Andrew Carroll interviewed Nathaniel Fick about his book One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer, published by Houghton… read more
Andrew Carroll interviewed Nathaniel Fick about his book One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer, published by Houghton Mifflin. In his memoir the former Marine Corps captain, who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq, reveals how the Corps trains its leaders. Among the topics they discussed were his personal experiences in the marines, military recruitment on campus, and the war in Iraq. Pictures from Nathaniel Fick’s life and passages from his book were shown.
Andrew Carroll is the founder and director of the Legacy Project, a national, all-volunteer effort that encourages Americans to seek out and preserve war correspondences. He is the author of Behind the Lines: Powerful and Revealing American and Foreign War Letters -- and One Man’s Search to Find Them, published by Scribner. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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