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Audio: The Peace Corps at 50

The following clip comes from the The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU (NPR) and originally aired on June 2, 2011.

President John F. Kennedy called the Peace Corps an expression of America's responsibilities to the 'great common cause of world development.' But as the Peace Corps celebrates its fiftieth anniversary, it's an organization at a crossroads. Almost 8,000 volunteers are currently serving in 77 countries. But reports are shining a harsh spotlight on volunteer safety issues. Director Aaron Williams joins Kojo to discuss the future of the Peace Corps.

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