Giving and Getting:

Sargent Shriver on the Peace Corps

Published: Jan 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1990.

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This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 8, Winter/Spring 1990, presents a roundtable discussion with the founding director of the Peace Corps, focusing on: (1) its evolution, status, and future direction; (2) benefits of participation; (3) domestic and foreign attitudes about Corps programs; (4) political activities; (5) problems in attracting volunteers; and (6) the Corps' role in U.S. foreign policy.