History of the Peace Corps: From the Michigan Union Steps to the Present

Friday, October 15, 2010
Peace Corps 50 Years
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Hear an eyewitness account of JFK’s speech on the Michigan Union steps leading to the formation of the Peace Corps. In addition, learn about the growth and development of the Peace Corps over the past fifty years. Presenters: Alan Guskin (U-M alumnus and former Peace Corps volunteer), Jody K. Olsen (former Deputy Director of the Peace Corps), and Stanley Meisler (former Peace Corps staff member and author).

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