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.
July 24th, 2011 - Volunteer Brian Bartley shakes hands with a local football team competing in the North Bank region's first annual Know Your Status Football Tournament. Organized by three environment Volunteers, and one health Volunteer, the Know...