R. Sargent Shriver shows articles collected from various nations as he prepares to leave his office in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1966 Duration:6 min 20 sec Sound:Yes
Director of Peace Corps Robert Sargent Shriver in Washington DC. Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. is interviewed. He is questioned about pictures and sovereigns as he prepares to leave his office. Pictures and sovereigns in the office. Sargent Shriver removes a Mexican sombrero and a whip from a wall and tells the interviewer how he obtained it. He shows a wooden stick which was used and presented by the chief of a tribe of West Africa. An ebony cane received from northern Nigeria. He shows the Magsaysay Foundation Award for the work done by United States Peace Corps in Asia. He shows the White House pen which was used by former U.S. President John F. Kennedy to sign the Peace Corps Act on September 27, 1961 with the President's autograph. Sargent shows a framed letter by the parents of the first Peace Corps volunteer to die abroad. He reads out the letter.
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