Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Celebrating JFK's Peace Corps speech

Audio of the speech.mp3

Celebrating JFK's 'Peace Corps' speech

Well after midnight on October 14, 1960, presidential candidate John F. Kennedy arrived at the steps of the Michigan Union. Legend has it that he first proposed the idea of the Peace Corps here. The truth is a little more complex, but far more interesting. File photo courtesy Ann Arbor News.

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