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.
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.
Full-text of the February 1, 1961 draft of Warren Wiggins' essay 'The Towering Task.' This essay discusses the early history of the concept of the Peace Corps and outlines Wiggins' suggestions for implementing Peace Corps at a starting level of...