Sargent Shriver delivers a speech in New York, United States about the role of Peace Corps.
New York United States Date:1965, December 7 Duration:6 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
Robert Sargent Shriver, Director of Peace Corps in New York, United States. Shriver enumerates poverty, hunger and lack of political freedom as the main constraints in development of an individual in various parts of the world. It is these objectives that Peace Corps works for. He clarifies that Peace Corps is not against communism. Rather it works to release people from the clutches of imperialism. He states that Peace Corps volunteers help people in various countries to strive for betterment as per their own way of life and culture without directing them to Western culture. He also explains the essence of community development in Peace Corps.
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