Foreign Aid: Peace Corps Everywhere

The young, sweat-soaked U.S. Peace Corpsmen emerged from the African rain forest to find a neat, white clinic in a straw-hut village — and a warm Willkommen from a couple of young German doctors, themselves members of a peace corps. If it has not happened already, such an encounter is bound to occur sooner or later. Struck by the success of the U.S. program, no fewer than 22 nations are beginning to field Peace Corps of their own.

Sharing the Miracle. One of the most ambitious imitators is West Germany. Prodded by their allies, who wanted them to share some...

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