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Cornerstones of Freedom: The Story of The Peace Corps (Hardback)

"There is not enough money in all America to relieve the misery of the underdeveloped world. ... But there is enough know-how and knowledgeable people to help those nations help themselves. I therefore propose...a Peace Corps of talented young men and women, willing and able to serve their country..." — John F. Kennedy

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Condition

GOOD: The book's spine and cover are in good condition (may show signs of wear) and its pages are free of marks/highlights.

Description

Library of Congress summary: “Examines the history of the American volunteer service whose young members dedicated their talents and skills to helping needy people throughout the Third World.” The book opens with Senator John F. Kennedy’s proposal to those gathered at Cow Palace in San Francisco on November 2, 1960, and then takes the reader on the journey of the Peace Corps’ work throughout the decades that followed. There are numerous photographs of Peace Corps volunteers doing their work in many foreign countries.

Details

SKU:
141
Genre/Subject:
Peace Corps
Author:
Kent, Zachary
Publisher:
Childrens Press
Publish Date:
1990
Format:
Hardback
Weight (pounds):
0.53
Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
8.1″x9.7″x0.3″
ISBN-13:
N/A
ISBN-10:
0516047523
Collection:
Juvenile
Series:
Cornerstones of Freedom

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