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The Resource When the world calls : the inside story of the Peace Corps and its first fifty years, Stanley Meisler

When the world calls : the inside story of the Peace Corps and its first fifty years, Stanley Meisler

Label
When the world calls : the inside story of the Peace Corps and its first fifty years
Title
When the world calls
Title remainder
the inside story of the Peace Corps and its first fifty years
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Meisler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
361.6
Index
index present
LC call number
HC60.5
LC item number
.M45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
When the world calls : the inside story of the Peace Corps and its first fifty years, Stanley Meisler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-252) and index
Contents
The challenge from JFK -- Sarge's Peace Corps -- The pioneer volunteers and the postcard -- The battle of Britain -- Friday, November 22, 1963 -- American troops invade the Dominican Republic -- Johnny Hood -- The specter of Vietnam -- The wrath of Richard Nixon -- The fall of the Lion of Judah -- The militant Sam Brown -- Mayhem and illness -- The rich lady in her first job for pay -- 200,000 stories -- A new name and a new world -- The expansive mood of the Clinton years -- The quiet Bush years -- Diplomatic troubles -- Obama and the future
Control code
ocn635461062
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 272 p.
Isbn
9780807050491
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010033723
System control number
  • (OCoLC)635461062
  • a918430
Label
When the world calls : the inside story of the Peace Corps and its first fifty years, Stanley Meisler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-252) and index
Contents
The challenge from JFK -- Sarge's Peace Corps -- The pioneer volunteers and the postcard -- The battle of Britain -- Friday, November 22, 1963 -- American troops invade the Dominican Republic -- Johnny Hood -- The specter of Vietnam -- The wrath of Richard Nixon -- The fall of the Lion of Judah -- The militant Sam Brown -- Mayhem and illness -- The rich lady in her first job for pay -- 200,000 stories -- A new name and a new world -- The expansive mood of the Clinton years -- The quiet Bush years -- Diplomatic troubles -- Obama and the future
Control code
ocn635461062
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 272 p.
Isbn
9780807050491
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010033723
System control number
  • (OCoLC)635461062
  • a918430

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