Tagged: Peace Corps

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January 19, 1961 – Passing Of A Humanitarian – Preparing For An Inauguration

January 19, 1961 – News of Death of Dr. Tom Dooley – Preparations For Inauguration – WRUL News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 19, 1961 – A day of contrasts. First, news of the death of humanitarian Dr. Tom Dooley, whose efforts in bringing medical care to the...

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union 0

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – LBJ’s State Of The Union message – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 1964 – the first State of The Union message from LBJ, his first message since being thrust into office on November of 1963: President Johnson: “This administration today, here and now, declares...

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Trench Life During The War On Poverty – Sargent Shriver – March 22, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Sargent Shriver – Meet The Press – March 23, 1964 This day in 1964 (a Sunday), Meet The Press had Sargent Shriver on as guest. As former head of The Peace Corps, he was tagged by President Johnson to head up the...