2011 Festival Video - Peace Corps
Introduction to the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival and overview of Festival history.
This video features James I. Deutsch, the curator of the 2011 Folklife Festival program The Peace Corps: Fifty Years ofRead More
Curator Jim Deutsch talks about the history of the Peace Corps. Video produced by Charles Weber and Eric Griffis.
Highlights from the opening ceremony for the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Video edited by Michael Headley.
Denise Brown, who is deaf, served as a volunteer coordinator in Santa Lucia. Her fellow volunteers learned sign language, andRead More
Earl Yates, former country director for Peace Corps/South Africa, discusses how he and his volunteers operated in this new Peace CorpsRead More
African American Peace Corps volunteer Richard Campbell and Japanese American volunteer Shunpei Igushi talk about how they have experienced perceptionsRead More
The Garifuna Collective was co-founded and led by Andy Palacio (1960–2008), a musician dedicated to preserving the unique Garifuna languageRead More
Congressman John Garamendi and his wife were both Peace Corps volunteers in the late 1960s. In this video of aRead More
In her work with the Peace Corps, Frances Parsons has worked to promote communications for deaf people in communities aroundRead More