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Publisher Description

A complete and revealing history of the Peace Corps—in time for its fiftieth anniversary
 
When the World Calls is the first complete and balanced look at the Peace Corps's first fifty years. Stanley Meisler's engaging narrative exposes Washington infighting, presidential influence, and the Volunteers' unique struggles abroad. He deftly unpacks the complicated history with sharp analysis and memorable anecdotes, taking readers on a global trek starting with the historic first contingent of Volunteers to Ghana on August 30, 1961.

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2011
February 22
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
288
Pages
PUBLISHER
Beacon Press
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
932.7
KB

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