Peace Corps: The West at Its Best

When the U.S. Peace Corps contingent arrived in Tanganyika nine months ago, recalled Corpsman Eugene Schrieber, 23, an engineer from University City, Mo., "a mere sign on a golf course fairway startled us into the realization that at long last we really made it." Planted near the jungle rough, the sign said: BEWARE OF LIONS.

Since then, the 35 corpsmen have become accustomed to lions, rhinos and other wild life while working with native trainees on a threeyear, $67 million road-building program. Geologist Allen Tamura, 23, from Pasadena, Calif., has also become...

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