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Making a difference : the Peace Corps at twenty-five

Author: Milton Viorst
Publisher: New York, New York : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1986. ©1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Describes the formation of the Peace Corps, depicts the experiences of volunteers, and examines the accomplishments of the Corps.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Viorst
ISBN: 1555840108 9781555840105
OCLC Number: 13426449
Description: 218 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgment / Loret Miller Ruppe --
Foreword / President Ronald Reagan --
Ideal: --
Vision / Sargent Shriver --
Passing the torch / Alan Guskin --
LBJ and the bureaucrats / Bill Moyers --
Mystique / Harris Wofford --
Exchange between President Kennedy and Tom Scanlon --
People: --
Volunteer / Jody Olsen --
Letter from India (1962) --
Letter from Iran to the Peace Corps Director (1965) --
Letter from Mauritania (1985) --
Reports and letters on life, work, and love in the Peace Corps --
Benefits / Warren W Wiggings --
Reminiscence: the Dominican Republic / Christopher J Dodd --
Reminiscence: Malawi / Paul Theroux --
Veterans / Roger Landrum --
Job: --
As a development agency / M Peter McPherson --
Experience: Africa / C Payne Lucas and Kevin Lowther --
From a talk with Dr Siaka Stevens --
Letter from Kenya (1965) --
Report from Niger (1965) --
Experience: Pacific / Russell G Davis --
Remarks on the decision to withdraw from Indonesia (1965) / Alex Shakow --
Experience: South and West Asia / John Chromy --
Letter from India (1964) --
Letter from Iran (1965) --
Letter from East Pakistan (1963) --
Experience: Latin America / Frank Mankiewicz --
Peace Corps Bulletin #5 Guatemala (1965) --
Letter from Bolivia (1965) --
Vocation / Francis A Luzzatto --
Reminiscence: Philippines and Mali / Parker W Borg --
Reminiscence: Thailand / Judith Guskin --
In the developing world / Abdou Diouf --
Excerpts from interviews with foreign leaders (1981) --
In a changing world / John W Sewell --
Place: --
In a changing America / Loret Miller Ruppe --
Conservative institution / James A McClure --
Liberal institution / Hubert H Humphrey III Future / John R Dellenback --
Afterword / Milton Viorst.
Other Titles: Peace Corps at twenty-five
Peace Corps at 25
Responsibility: edited by Milton Viorst ; with a foreword by Ronald Reagan.

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Describes the formation of the Peace Corps, depicts the experiences of volunteers, and examines the accomplishments of the Corps.

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