The Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress is getting a big boost from its partnership with pbs and filmmaker Ken Burns, whose 14-hour documentary The War airs in September. The project has 50,000 stories on hand, collected by Boy Scouts, school groups, and a range of volunteers. A whole bunch more are starting to help out, too. Visiting Angels, a living-assistance company, for example, decided in May to tape some of its clients. The company has 26 oral histories from veterans in its care and an additional 50 in the works. The goal: 300 by year's end.
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