Archive - March 11, 2011

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The Peace Corps on Jeopardy Tonight, March 13
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More About Pioneering the Peace Corps in the Philippines

The Peace Corps on Jeopardy Tonight, March 13

PEACE CORPS ON JEOPARDY – MARCH 11, 2011 and MARCH 16, 2011 Tune in tonight to test your Peace Corps trivia prowess on Jeopardy!  Tonight’s episode (3/11) will feature a Peace Corps category (5 questions).  ABC.  7:30 pm EST – but check your local listings. http://www.jeopardy.com/ Next week, the March 16th episode, will feature an RPCV contestant.

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More About Pioneering the Peace Corps in the Philippines

Following in the footsteps of the Korean RPCVs, the first groups of PCVs to the Philippines have produced a collection of essays and photos from their early years for the 50th anniversary. Unlike, Through Our Eyes: Peace Corps In Korea, 1966-1981, edited by Bill Harwood (Korea 1975-77), a book that focused on Korea, Koreans, and the amazing changes in that country, the RPCVs from the Philippines have, for the most part, compiled a manuscript of essays about their memories of “being first” in-country, and what has happened to them in the years since. It stretches to 500+ pages, and is entitled, Answering Kennedy’s Call: Pioneering the Peace Corps in the Philippines. This book (published this week and available for $25.00 at CreateSpace or under its title at Amazon.com) was edited by four RPCVs from those early years (1961–63): Parker W. Borg, Maureen J. Carroll, Patricia MacDermot Kasdan, Stephen W. Wells. About . . .

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