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Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Director, Peace Corps

The Peace Corps is simplifying its application process in a bid for more recruits. It is also giving volunteers more freedom to choose where they want to serve and what they want to do. The number of volunteers has steadily dropped over the last few years. The agency hopes to regain its popularity among college graduates. Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the changes.

Tags: Peace Corps , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 10:07am EDT

The Peace Corps turns 50

In 2011, the Peace Corps is commemorating 50 years of promoting peace and friendship around the world. Joining us to talk about the agency's mission and legacy of service is assistant director, Carrie Hessler-Radelet.

Tags: Federal Drive , Peace Corps , fiftieth anniversary

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 10:31am EST