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The Peace Corps was established by Executive Order 10924, issued by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961, announced by televised broadcast March 2, 1961, and authorized by Congress on September 22, 1961, with passage of the Peace Corps Act (Public Law 87-293). Since 1961, over 200,000 Americans have joined the Peace Corps and have served in 139 countries. From the guide to the Brown University Peace Corps files, 1965-1967, (John Hay Library Special Collections) The Pea...
Private research university with liberal arts focus; located in Waltham, Mass. From the description of Brandeis University correspondence, 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 733080419 From the description of Brandeis University records, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 733069438 Collection materials date from 1923-2009, with the bulk of the collection being published during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939. These rich resources detail the politics, economics, ...
Lawrence H. Fuchs was a prominent member of the faculty at Brandeis University from 1952-2002 where he served as the Meyer and Walter Jaffe Professor of American Civilization and Politics. He founded the American Studies Department in 1970 and served as the Dean of Faculty. He served in many national positions including the first head of the Peace Corps in the Philippines and has published many books and articles on politics, racial, refugee and immigration issues. From the descripti...