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.
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.
This photo was taken in Bugaria on the day of my American Football Camp with the village. The village is mostly Roma, and is located about 20 miles outside of Burgas. I had brought face paint and ribbons so all the girls could have their team...