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Peace Corps stint made Tucsonan 'infinitely more understanding'

Peace Corps stint made Tucsonan 'infinitely more understanding'

After a two-year stint in Malawi, Tucsonan James Shreve is coming home with experiences and perspectives forged from rustic life abroad.

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Tucsonans remember 1963's March on Washington

Tucsonans remember 1963's March on Washington

It’s the sense of unity among the crowd gathered to support equal rights and the speakers’ calls to action that’s left a lasting impression on Tucson residents who attended the 1963 March on Washington.

August 27, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

In 1966, Peace Corps Director Jack Vaughn visited with young people during a trip to Nigeria.

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Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

In 1967, Vaughn met with Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia. Vaughn was then director of the Peace Corps.

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Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Vaughn, a former boxer, stayed in shape by shadow boxing and running in place into his 90s, according to his wife. During a long and distinguished career, he also served as U.S. ambassador to Colombia and Panama.

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Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

In 1943, Marine 2nd Lt. Jack Vaughn shipped out to serve in the Pacific during World War II.

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Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn, ex-envoy to 2 nations, dies at 92

Jack Vaughn - a Golden Gloves champion, the second director of the Peace Corps and ambassador to Panama and Colombia - died Monday at his Tucson home under hospice care for an aggressive cancer. He was 92.

November 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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UA grad, serving in Niger with Peace Corps, dies

A Phoenix native and former University of Arizona student died while serving with the Peace Corps in Niger.

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