Volunteer selection; Volunteer recruitment; Technical training; Shriver, Sargent; Press and media; Kennedy, John F.;
This report outlines Sargent Shriver's initial assessment of how the concept of the Peace Corps could and should be implemented. The summary report was released to the media on March 5, 1961 by the Office of the White House Press Secretary.
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...
Photo is from the personal collection of my father, the late Dr. Kauffman who served as the Peace Corps First Chief of the Division of Training from 1961-63.
Kauffman traveled with Shriver to Africa in Nov. 1962
Photo taken with my father's camera...
Mark Shriver visits Peace Corps to pay tribute to his father and first director of the Peace Corps, the late Sargent Shriver, on the one-year anniversary of his passing in a speech to special guests and staff at Peace Corps headquarters.