Statement Upon Signing Order Establishing the Peace Corps, March 1, 1961

Peace Corps Poster

Remarks by President Kennedy upon signing Executive Order 10924 that established the Peace Corps on a temporary pilot basis.

Location: State Department Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

Date: March 1, 1961

Running time: 1:19 minutes


John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Boston, Massachusetts

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