Chapter 2: Sargent Shriver Comes to Berkeley in 1965

The day before Cliff sent me scurrying after the errant urinalysis, Sargent Shriver, Peace Corps’ Director, arrived on campus.  I, along with several thousand other students, flocked to hear him speak. John Kennedy recruited his brother-in-law in 1961 to set up and then head the Peace Corps. “If it flops,” Kennedy had said, “it will […]

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