Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The Peace Corps 11.2.1972
The Peace Corps was proposed by John F. Kennedy and founded in 1961, thegoals of the Peace Corps are simple: "To help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women. To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the people served. To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans." By 1972, the number of volunteers had reached 50,000.
The stamp on this cover issued on 11.2.1972 and released at Washington, DC, to commemorate the Peace Corps.
Thank you Merja.