Full text of a brochure featuring the recollections of several notable former Peace Corps staff members and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, including Harris Wofford, Donna Shalala, Maureen Orth and others. Although no exact date of publication is...
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.
Press and media; Peace Corps Directors; Kennedy, John F.;
Full text of the March 4, 1961 White House press release announcing the appointment of Sargent Shriver as first Director of the Peace Corps. Also provides brief biographies of early Peace Corps staff members.