National Service: Precept Corps

When a boy from Berkeley joins the Peace Corps to teach young Ghanaians, that's idealism with a touch of glamour; when he signs up to teach in Harlem, that's plain idealism. When a Kansas nurse helps Pakistani psychotics, that's useful and also exotic; when she helps Navajo neurotics, that's just useful. Last week the Kennedy Administration approved the blueprint for a project abundantly idealistic and daringly short of glamour: the domestic Peace Corps, probably to be known by the undramatic title of National Service Corps.*

The Administration expects hot objections, typified by Ohio...

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