Full text of Sargent Shriver's May, 1962 statement concerning inquiries: "to what extent, whether either in theory or in practice, members of the Peace Corps are working for, controlled by, or guided by agencies or employees of the United Nations?...
Shriver, Sargent; Peace Corps Directors; Kennedy, John F.-- Assassination; Budget; Community development
Full text transcript of the December 15, 1963 edition of the television program Meet the Press. Sargent Shriver was the featured guest and he discussed the challenges and accomplishments of the Peace Corps during its early years.
Shriver, Sargent; Master's International (MI); Universities; State-side training;
Full text of Sargent Shriver's February 9, 1962 statement prepared for the Student Editor's Conference on International Affairs held at the Overseas Press Club in New York City. The statement focuses on efforts by Peace Corps and its partner...
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.
Nurses; Medicine; Doctors; Disease; Health; Traditional medicine; Teachers and students; Work; Universities
A collection of letters written by Peace Corps Volunteers serving as community health nurses in Malaysia, Niger, Afghanistan, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), Turkey, Peru, Bolivia, India and Togo. No date is given, but the publication appears to...