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AR6801-G Signing of the Peace Corps Act

President Kennedy hands the pen used to sign the Peace Corps Act to his brother-in-law, R. Sargent Shriver

President Kennedy hands the pen used to sign the Peace Corps Act to his brother-in-law, R. Sargent Shriver, whom he had designated as the Corps founding Director, September 22, 1961

Photograph by Abbie Rowe

September 22, 1961