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The Peace Corps.

Author: Pauline Madow
Publisher: New York, H.W. Wilson Co., 1964.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 36, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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History, functions, and achievements of the Corps as reported by government officials and observers of world affairs.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline Madow
OCLC Number: 172905
Description: 172 pages 20 cm.
Contents: Preface --
I. Origins and objectives --
Editor's introduction --
Henry S. Reuss: A point four youth corps --
John F. Kennedy: An alternative to military service --
John F. Kennedy: A permanent Peace Corps --
William James: The moral equivalent of war --
H.G. Wells: World order in being --
Samuel P. Hayes: Promise and problems of a peace corps --
II. Recruiting, training, and organization --
Editor's introduction --
Charles E. Wingenbach: Training in action --
Project Tanganyika --
Operations of the Peace Corps --
Jean Ellickson: Librarian in the Peace Corps --
R. Sargent Shriver, Jr.: The first year was tough --
III. Accomplishments --
Editor's introduction --
Fulton Freeman: Community development in Colombia --
Pioneers --
Milan J. Kubic: Sen̄pr Ron --
Peace Corps couple typify new trend --
Margaret Michelle McEvoy: "You just plunge in" --
John F. Kennedy: Enlarging the Peace Corps --
R. Sargent Shriver, Jr.: Peace Corps successes --
IV. Extending the Peace Corps idea --
Editor's introduction --
John F. Kennedy: Domestic youth services --
Gertrude Samuels: A Peace Corps for our own bleak areas --
Helen B. Shaffer: Opposition to a domestic corps --
Harlan Cleveland: A United Nations Peace Corps --
David Rockefeller: Businessmen organized for peace --
V. Evaluation --
Editor's introduction --
Benjamin DeMott: Objective: Local democratic action --
Thomas W. Ottenad: The Peace Corps wins its way --
Unsentimental journey --
David Barnett: Volunteers resent "hero" role --
R. Sargent Shriver, Jr.: Some questions and answers --
Roy H. Hoopes, Jr.: Challenge and response --
R. Sargent Shriver, Jr.: The Peace Corps' strength --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 36, no. 2.

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History, functions, and achievements of the Corps as reported by government officials and observers of world affairs.

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