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.
HIV/AIDS; Women in Development (WID)/ Gender and Development (GAD)
Volunteer Sativa demonstrates the proper use of a condom and answers questions during a regional girls conference at Kitangali Teacher's Training College, Newala, Mtwara, Tanzania on May 27, 2012. The girls empowerment conference included...
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.