Harris Wofford

JFK’s Peace Corps architect recalls one trip where he felt stalked by history

Global Politics

Harris Wofford designed the Peace Corps under President John Kennedy and then led its programs in Africa. He told The World’s Marco Werman a strange tale of one business trip across Africa that began in December of 1962, where political upheaval seemed to follow him wherever he went.

JFK wanted the Peace Corps to create a generation of world-savvy Americans

Development & Education

Peace Corps Friendship Changes Lives in Kenya and Beyond

Arts, Culture & Media

Returning to Dr. King’s Message With Community Service

The World

Harris Wofford Remembers Working with Kennedy

Global Politics
The World

Race and the election, 48 years after MLK changed the presidential election

Conflict & Justice

John F. Kennedy’s civil rights advisor and former U.S. Senator Harris Wofford tells The Takeaway how one phone call influenced the outcome of the 1960 Nixon-Kennedy Presidential election and why the story matters now.