Sargent Shriver interviewed in Washington DC about the Peace Corps and its future.
Washington DC USA Date:1963 Duration:4 min 54 sec Sound:Yes
Robert Sargent interviewed in Washington DC, United States. On being asked by the interviewer Paul Niven about his job as the Director of the Peace Corps he describes it as an interesting job. He also talks about the nature of training the Peace Corps volunteers undergo before going off to a foreign land. He discusses how volunteers are imparted training at various universities in different countries. On being asked about the number of Peace Corps he says that there are 700 Peace Corps in 12 countries and he hopes the number grow up to 10,000 in two years. He emphasizes on the idea that volunteers must not be professional but they must come back to America after serving in a foreign land and share their experiences with the people here.
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