Towering Task On PBS LearningMedia


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A Towering Task:The Story of the Peace Corps on    PBS LearningMedia
Educator Resources for Middle and High School

A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps is now available for classroom use on PBS LearningMedia. With this resource, students will explore the origins of the Peace Corps during the Cold War in 1961 to the challenges and changes it faces today

The documentaryA Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps examines the history of the Peace Corps and its role as an icon of American idealism using archival footage as well as interviews with volunteers and experts.

Resources on PBS LearningMedia include: 

  • Teacher Guide & Tips
  • Discussion Questions
  • Extension Activities


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