Stanley Meisler was a Peace Corps Evaluator in the early days of the agency and last year Beacon Press published his definitive study of the agency: When the World Calls: The Inside Story of the Peace Corps and Its First Fifty Years. The book is out this month in paperback. Stan stayed in touch with the Peace Corps in all his years as a foreign correspondent for the LA TIMES  in Africa and Latin America. He is an authority on the agency. The book is available on Amazon and any good bookstore. The list price is $19; and Amazon is selling it for six dollars less.

Stan also recently published an expanded edition of his history of the United Nation. More than 100 pages have been added by Grove Press to this book entitled, United Nations: A History. The new chapters are on Rwanda, Iraq, Kofi Annan, Ban ki-Moon and the Arab Spring. The book in paperback sells on Amazon for $12.47.