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    Oversight Access Concerns

    Inspectors general with the Department of Justice, the Peace Corps, and the Environmental Protection Agency testified at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing about…

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    Peace Corps Volunteer Safety, Part 2

    Officials testified about Peace Corps volunteers who were raped in their host countries, the plight of women serving in sometimes hostile cultures, and mental health consequences of…

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    Peace Corps Volunteer Safety, Part 1

    Peace Corps volunteers who were raped in their host countries and the mother of a volunteer who was murdered testified about their experiences, the plight of women serving in sometimes…

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    50th Anniversary of Peace Corps

    Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams talked with former directors about what they learned from running the Peace Corps. Among the topics they addressed were the current and past work of…

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    Peace Corps Director Nomination Hearing

    Acting Chairman Coleman presided over a hearing on the nomination of Ronald Allen Tschetter to be director of the Peace Corps. Mr. Tschetter testified about his experience working…

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    The Peace Corps

    Mr. Vasquez discussed the Peace Corps' work in the past year and the allocated budget for the 2005 Fiscal Year. He also responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail…

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    Peace Corps Operations

    Mr. Vasquez spoke on the anniversary of President Kennedy’s speech announcing the formation of the Peace Corps. Mr. Vasquez became director of the organization in 2002.…

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    Reflections on Public Service Careers

    As part of a C-SPAN and Comcast project to encourage dialog between students and national leaders, Mr. Vasquez talked to high school students about the value of public service and the…

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    U.S. Peacekeeping Forces

    Mr. Oakley discussed U.S. peacekeeping forces, where they are and how many forces are deployed in peacekeeping missions. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and…

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    Salute to Peace Corps Giants

    At a dinner honoring past leaders and volunteers of the Peace Corps, honorees include Sargent Shriver, the first Peace Corps director. President Kennedy established the Peace Corps in…

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    Peace Corps Leadership Announcement

    President Bush announced his selection for the new director of the Peace Corps.

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    Peace Corps Headquarters

    President Bush announced that he would name the Peace Corps Headquarters in honor of the late Senator Coverdell.

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    U.S. Peace Corps

    Mr. Baquet talked about the mission of the Peace Corps on its 40th anniversary. He also responded to audience phone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    Peace Corps in the 21st Century

    Mr. Gearan and Mr. Wofford talked about the importance of volunteerism and public service. Mr. Gearan focused on the image presented overseas by American volunteers and…

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    Peace Corps Expansion

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the president’s proposal to double the size of the Peace Corps to 10,000 members by the year 2000. Members of Congress and Secretary…

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    Effect Of War On Peace Corps

    Mr. Coverdell discussed the efforts of the Peace Corps in the 1990's. He discussed the revitalized interest in world service and the Peace Corps.

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    Peace Corps

    Ms. Ruppe discusses the future of the Peace Corps. Congress approved increasing the number of volunteers from approximately 5,000 to 10,000 by 1992.

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H11057-H1115. The House disagreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2470, to amend the Social Security Act to provide protection against catastrophic medical expenses under the…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H11005-H11055. The House continued consideration of H.R. 3100, to authorize international security and development assistance programs and Peace Corps programs for fiscal years…

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