And it is a great privilege for me to be here to sign this bill, and by doing so make it possible for a larger and a more successful Peace Corps of men and women who carry America, and who carry America’s dream of peace and well-being for all men, to the four corners of the globe. …

President Lyndon B. Johnson

On this day in 1965, President Johnson signed the Bill Extending the Peace Corps Act.

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