Nation: Reverse Peace Corps

The U.S., which invented foreign aid and made it a permanent pillar of the nation's foreign policy, is about to savor the taste of bread cast upon waters. From Buenos Aires came word that, beginning next month, 15 altruistic Argentines will arrive in the U.S. to begin a Peace Corps in reverse, dedicated to the eradication of poverty, ignorance and disease in North America.

The Argentine contingent, made up entirely of girls, will be the first arrivals of some 100 "Volunteers to America" recruited from Asia, Africa and Latin America. They are coming to...

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