GETTING TO KNOW THE UNITED STATES ONE STATE AT A TIME
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Michigan Interesting Fact and Goodbye
On October 14, 1960, presidential candidate John F. Kennedy visited the University of Michigan. JFK's visit and impromptu speech at the campus led to a student movement that contributed to the founding of the Peace Corps. Over 200,000 Americans have joined the Peace Corps since 1961.