Awarded: April 2000
(Feb. 12, 1915 - May 16, 2005)
Andrew Goodpaster had a distinguished and highly decorated career in the military seeing service in World War II, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. He served as a Senior Fellow for security and strategic studies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars from 1975-76 and served as the Superintendent of the United States Military Academy from 1977-81. He is also the author of “For the Common Defense,” published in 1977.
Related Library Resources
- Read "The Death of Stalin: Contemporaries Take Stock of a Dictator 50 Years Later" from the April 2003 Library of Congress Information Bulletin.
- View the online exhibition "On the Homefront: America During World War I and World War II."
- Hear stories of wartime service through the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.