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Come as you are : the Peace Corps story

Author: Coates Redmon
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Based on hundreds of hours of taped interviews, this book about the Kennedy years and the making of the Peace Corps reconstructs the story of General James Gavin, the originator of the Peace Corps idea, and Sargent Shriver, who made Gavin's idea into a reality.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Redmon, Coates.
Come as you are.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1986
(OCoLC)654828372
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Coates Redmon
ISBN: 0151194351 9780151194353
OCLC Number: 13456861
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 416 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The general('s) idea --
Pass the torch, please --
Come as you are --
"In, up & out" --
With sarge: on land, on sea, and in the air --
Charlie Peters: the burr under the saddle --
Mating season --
Shriver's reps: men of their times --
Hello, third world --
When Johnny comes marching home.
Responsibility: Coates Redmon.

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Based on hundreds of hours of taped interviews, this book about the Kennedy years and the making of the Peace Corps reconstructs the story of General James Gavin, the originator of the Peace Corps idea, and Sargent Shriver, who made Gavin's idea into a reality.

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