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.
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.