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Published on October 14th, 1960 | by HoTPCA


On October 14, 1960, John F. Kennedy visited Ann Arbor, Michigan and gave an impromptu three-minute speech to university students about the idea of “a volunteer corps of young Americans.”

Read/listen to his speech and see photos of him in University of Michigan’s online newspaper Michigan Today.


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is an organization dedicated to supporting the mission and work of the Peace Corps. Our events consist of service, educational and social activities designed to raise the profile of Peace Corps within the Austin community and foster a greater appreciation of cultural diversity. The core of all our activities is to fulfill Peace Corps Third Goal, “… bringing the world back home.”

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  1. sam says:

    Nice website Bonnie! Good work! Made me wish I was back in Austin, so I could come to a volunteer day. Sam

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