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Peace Corps #262289

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 24, 1979
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(Studio) Richard Celeste's appointed as head of Peace Corps by President Carter announced. Suggestion that Celeste was apptd. because of his political influence in Ohio noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Peace Corps commercial shown. [Don BONKER - says Peace Corps is on course toward self-destruction.] Sam Brown, ex-activist of sixties and current head of ACTION, said to be causing fears in congress [BROWN - Peace Corps needs to focus on poorest of world's people.] [Ex-Peace Corps director Carolyn PEYTON - expresses opposition to Brown.] [BONKER - has felt Sam Brown not Carolyn Peyton ought to be replaced.] Legis. attempts to get Peace Corps out of ACTION cited.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

Schieffer, Bob;
Strawser, Neil

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