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Stories from the Sixties

As part of MNRPCV’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps (1961-1011), we have asked some of our members who served during the 1960’s to share their memories of the early days of Peace Corps. Click on the stories below to read about Peace Corps in the sixties:

GHANA FOUR  by Walter Johnson (Ghana 1963-1965)


MY PEACE CORPS YEARS by Hank Scheinhost (St. Lucia, West Indies 1963-1965)


PHILIPPINES – 1965  by Carol Freeman (Philippines 1965-1967) 



THE RHODA BROOKS STORY (Ecuador 1962-64, Chili CD 1980-1982)                               Article from Minneapolis Star/Tribune 



THE GREEN THUMB OF INDIA  by Ruth Alliband (India 1966-1968)