First Director of Peace Corps, Sargent Shriver interviewed in Washington DC, United States.
Washington DC USA Date:1963 Duration:3 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
A Television series 'Your man in Washington'. Reporters Len O' Connor and Art Barriault interview the First Director of Peace Corps, Robert Sargent Shriver. During the interview Shriver explains how the idea for Peace Corps was put forward by President Kennedy during his election campaign. He says that Peace Corps consists of 1000 people and it serves in 13 countries across the globe. He also expresses hope that Congress will sanction a bigger chunk of money for the expansion of the Peace Corps.
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