Voices of the Peace Corps
Towering Task will analyze the history of the Peace Corps through a lens of civic, political, and community themes, and the elusive concept of peacemaking by opening up a conversation with historians, political scientists, sociologists, and journalists about what a mission of world peace and friendship means in today’s conflict-filled world. A Towering Task will use the Peace Corps as a case study of a U.S. agency dedicated to citizen-led peace
of a U.S. agency dedicated to citizen-led peace making by bringing to life compelling stories of the forces that shaped its past and present, and that will set the direction for the future. This documentary offers a critical look into the intricacies of peace and diplomacy through this unique volunteer organization to actively engage the American public in a dialogue about the role we want to play in the 21st century global community.