Nation: She Had No Idea

From the moment of its inception, the U.S. Peace Corps, for all its laudable aims, was bound to run into trouble sooner or later. As it turned out, that trouble came sooner: last week, just 20 days after the first Peace Corps volunteers arrived in Ibadan. Nigeria, a raucous ruckus was raised by a postcard written by a girl from Foxboro, Mass.

The girl was Margery Jane Michelmore, 23, a magna cum laude graduate of Smith College (1960), who had gone to Nigeria with 36 other Peace Corps pioneers to teach. Although she had undergone seven weeks' training at Harvard to prepare...

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