Volunteer selection; Volunteer recruitment; Technical training; Shriver, Sargent; Press and media; Kennedy, John F.;
This report outlines Sargent Shriver's initial assessment of how the concept of the Peace Corps could and should be implemented. The summary report was released to the media on March 5, 1961 by the Office of the White House Press Secretary.
Full text of Sargent Shriver's briefing to the press held on March 6, 1961. Shriver introduced members of the original Peace Corps task force, and fielded topics on a range of questions about the initial plans for how the Peace Corps would operate.