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Harris Wofford

Ex-Senator Reveals Plan To Marry Man 50 Years His Junior In Moving Essay

New York Times | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.23.2016 | Politics

At age 70, I did not imagine that I would fall in love again and remarry. But the past 20 years have made my life a story of two great loves....

Remembering Notre Dame's Father Hesburgh

Harris Wofford | Posted 05.05.2016 | College
Harris Wofford

For Notre Dame's memorial service, President Obama sent a video reflecting his two visits to Notre Dame. When he came the second time, as President, in his speech he saluted Father Hesburgh and TV cameras caught Father Ted smiling in the front row.

Gandhi's Challenge to India and America

Harris Wofford | Posted 02.07.2015 | World
Harris Wofford

The Prime Minister of India's new campaign draws strength from Gandhi's own example of direct action.

Howard Fineman

Hillary's Bio Is A Hard Slog, But These Political Memoirs Are Well Worth Your Time | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Hillary Clinton launched her book tour here amid the screeching of partisan spin and the collective yawn of would-be literary critics in t...

The Power of a Service Year

John Bridgeland | Posted 08.07.2014 | Impact
John Bridgeland

Today's easy citizenship does not require much of us. Taxation enables us to support common projects and voting to elect candidates that a majority supports. But there are far too few experiences that bring us together in shared community and national purpose.

WATCH: Former Senator On Community Service's New Momentum

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact

Various leaders from the public and private sector are gathering this week at the 21st Century National Service Summit to rethink how we give back. ...

Harris Wofford: Celebrating a Beacon of Citizen Service

Wendy Spencer | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
Wendy Spencer

The Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation's second-highest civilian honor, recognizes American citizens who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens. Sen. Harris Wofford will be honored along with other recipients at a White House ceremony on Friday, Feb. 15.

Do You Know a Global Leader Who Was Influenced by the Peace Corps?

Erica Burman | Posted 04.02.2013 | Impact
Erica Burman

The National Peace Corps Association, the nation's leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps Community, is looking for nominations for the Harris Wofford Global Citizen Award by this Friday, Feb. 1.

A Transcendent Man

John Bridgeland | Posted 06.13.2012 | Impact
John Bridgeland

Bipartisan outpourings are rare in Washington these days. So when they happen, they should make news. The occasion was the birthday celebration of eight decades of service by Harris Wofford.

Jason Cherkis

Rick Santorum 1994 Campaign: The Opposition File | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1994, as he was making his first successful run for the U.S. Senate, Rick Santorum was followed by trackers, who were hired by the st...

Jason Cherkis

Rick Santorum's Health Care Reform In '94: You Pay | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the GOP presidential primary has been essentially winnowed to a two-man race, Rick Santorum has ramped up his rhetoric against Mitt R...

A Long Overdue 'Thank You' to Youth Service America

Grace Li | Posted 06.07.2011 | Impact
Grace Li

Passion is what lets 15-year-olds walk up to a podium and speak of inspiration, hope, possibilities of changing the world and starting a revolution.

Exhaust the Limits: New Book Speaks to One Man's Successful Mission to Help Humanity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Although our lives have turned out different, I learned in my friend Charles "Chic" Dambach's exciting new book, Exhaust the Limits, that we have much...

"Join Us, Mr. President!!!"

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

The son of the founder of the Peace Corps leading our march was one of the most powerful acts of political symbolism I have ever seen.

Your Moment Has Come: DC Rally June 13 to Support Obama's Peace Corps Vision

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

You will be there because you listened to Obama's promise during the campaign to double the size of the Peace Corps, to send Americans out in new lands with outreached hands and open hearts.

A Wake Up Call

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

Overnight half of my daughter's little face had grown double in size. What was being treated as pink eye had morphed into life threatening orbital cellulites.