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March 2001
The 40th — Celebrating a Peace Corps anniversary through the written word
    Visit “40 Years of Peace Corps Writers: The Tour” for the most current listing of readings around the country.

A Letter from . . .

    . . . Cameroon by the authority on Karen Blixen/Isak Dinesen, Linda Meyers Donelson (Cameroon 1965–66, Ghana 1966–67).

A Writer Writes

    Katherine Jamieson (Guyana 1996–98) talks about growth in “Telling Time.”

Travel Right — travel information from people who know

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Talking with . . .

    Ron Singer (Nigeria 1964–67) interviewed the author of Whites and Mating Norm Rush (Botswana Country Co-director 1978–83)

Recent books by Peace Corps writers

    Politics and running (not for office) are among this issue’s ten new books.



A Closer Look

    . . . at a Peace Corps movie you probably didn’t know about.

To Preserve and to Learn: Essays about the History of the Peace Corps

    On March 1, 1961 President John Kennedy issued an Executive Order creating the Peace Corps.

New in Resources

New at the Site

    In their own words: Books about the Peace Corps experience by those who have served as Peace Corps Volunteers.

    Short works about the Peace Corps experience — a listing of essays, letters, songs and poetry previously published by

    Archived RPCV Writers & Readers
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