Fifty years ago today, President Kennedy signed the executive order creating the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps has kicked off a month of celebration, including the gathering of former volunteers. Joining us to discuss the history and where the Peace Corps is headed in the future, is the assistant director, Carrie Hessler-Radelet.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.