Beginning of the Library exhibit on the founding of the Peace Corps
Kay Clifford, a key organizer of the 50 year celebration who was also responsible for the Library exhibit on the founding of the Peace Corps, giving a tour of the exhibit on Oct 11, 2010
Al speaking with former Kennedy aide Harris Wofford (also former former US Senator and Peace Corps official)
A description of the Guskin's apartment as the center of the activity of the group that led the organization of the student response to Kennedy's speech
Al's desk and type writer at mock-up of Guskin living room at Library exhibit about founding of Peace Corps
Mock-up of Guskin living room at Library exhibit
Documentary film viewing of founding of Peace Corps at 1am on steps of Union: "Passing the Torch"
People watching the 1:00am presentation of the documentary on the founding of the Peace Corps at the University of Michigan 50 years ago. On steps of Union on Oct 14, 2010
Al waiting to speak at Oct 14, 2010 2:00 am event.
People listening to presentations on the 50th anniversary of JFK's Oct 14, 1960 2:00am speech on the steps of the Michigan Union.
Al speaking at Oct 14, 2010 2:00 am event. He spoke at the same time and place that JFK challenged the Michigan to serve overseas during Presidential campaign 50 years earlier. Guskin was a leader of the student group that responded.
Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams at Celebration of the 50th anniversary of JFK's speech on the steps of the Michigan Union at 2am on Oct 14, 2010
Banner inviting people to the events on the Michigan Union steps, Oct 14, 2010
On Historic Marker: Picture of first group to go into training for Thailand--at University of Michigan
Historical Marker dedication on 10/14/10.
Historical Marker Dedication: Int'l Center Director John Greisberger introduces Al and Judy Guskin to people present, Oct 14.
Harris Wofford, JFK Asst, Peace Corps official, US Senator and founder of Americorps, speaking at 11:00am ceremony on steps of Union with Kennedy plaque about Oct 14, 1960 speech to his right
11:00 am on Michigan Union Steps: Jack Hood Vaughn (second director of the Peace Corps)
Al and Judy Guskin being introduced at 11:00am event on steps of the Union Oct 14, 2010.
Distinguished Alumni Service Awards and reception for former Peace Corps volunteers in the Michigan Union on 10/14/10.
Al being presented Distinguished Alumni Service Award by Vice President and Dean of Rackham Graduate School at University Of Michigan in the Michigan Union on 10/14/10.
Al speaking after receiving the University of Michigan Distinguished Alumni Service Award, Oct 14, 2010
Al speaking after receiving Distinguished Alumni Service Award in Union on 10/14/10.
Al, daughter Sharon and wife Lois LaShell at Distinguished Alumni Service Awards and reception for former Peace Corps volunteers in the Michigan Union at which Al received Award: on 10/14/10.
Tom Hayden: Session on The Importance of Community Organizing, from the Peace Corps to Barack Obama. Hayden, a social and political activist, author and politician, was editor of the Michigan Daily in 1960 and supported students working for the creation of the Peace Corps. He later became active in the civil rights movement and founder of the group Students for a Democratic Society.
Tom Hayden speaking on The Importance of Community Organizing, from the Peace Corps to Barack Obama. Tom was editor of the Michigan Daily in 1960 and supported students working for the creation of the Peace Corps.
Al at session on History of the Peace Corps with journalist Stan Meisel and Moderator PC Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet
Bob Textor, anthropologist, Thai expert and primary consultant to the Peace Corps for Thai selection and training for the first groups, with Kay Clifford. Bob persuaded Al and Judy Guskin to choose Thailand when they volunteered for the Peace Corps. Kay works with the International Center and was a key organizer of the 50th celebration.
Michigan Stadium before honoring Peace Corps founding at University of Michigan and 50th anniversary of Peace Corps Oct 16
Honoring Peace Corps Volunteers before 115,000 people at Michigan homecoming game
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers on field before being recognized and honored in end zone of football field and by announcer
Director of International Center John Gresiberger and Deputy Director of the Peace Corps Carrie Hessler-Radelet on Michigan Stadium field
Al and Lois on the field at Michigan Stadium