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    Peace Corps 35th Anniversary Dinner

    Peace Corps alumni and others gathered to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the organization, which was founded by the Kennedy administration to allow private citizens to assist others…

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    Enlisting Retirees for Public Service

    The panelists talked about retirement, which might last for decades with good health. Other topics included planning for satisfying activities in retirement, volunteering at schools, and…

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    Federal Service Programs

    Mr. Wofford talks about Americorps and other federally supported volunteer service programs. He also responded to audience 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 noted that new…

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    Disaster Prevention

    President Clinton attended this roundtable discussion on disaster prevention in the wake of mud slides and flooding caused by the weather pattern known as El Nino. Residents and state and…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events

    Mr. Marshall and Mr. Wofford briefed reporters on service activities in which Clinton administration will participate as part of events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. President…

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    Community Activism

    Ms. Stahl moderated a discussion on citizen participation in politics and society. They debated whether leadership should and actually does come from the federal government or from local…

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    Youth Role in Volunteerism

    Harris Wofford moderated a discussion on the role of young people in volunteerism. Many members of Americorps and other community service groups were present and they encouraged young…

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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Community Service Summit Preview

    At a monthly meeting of a community service organization, Mr. Wofford previewed the upcoming national summit on community service. He stressed that service is both a way to perform services…

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    Americorps Appropriations

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    National Service Corporation Finances

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the financial condition of the Corporation for National Service. The corporation oversees several agencies, including AmeriCorps.

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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    AmeriCorps Political Activity

    The subcommittee heard testimony on alleged political activity by AmeriCorps participants.

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