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Interview with Benjamin T. Worthington, November 9, 2006

Part of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Benjamin T. Worthington, November 9, 2006
Creator:
Benjamin T. Worthington; interviewee. Jack Wilson; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2006
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Benjamin "Ben" Worthington (Costa Rica, 1973-1975; Agriculture Program: Forestry) talks about his motivation to join the Peace Corps as a way to a U.S. Forest Service job and his work with the ICE, Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, in Costa Rica. He describes his job in detail, including work on water hyacinths in reservoirs. He also discusses his life and educational background both before and after joining the Peace Corps, including his work in national forests in the Pacific Northwest, then in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, and as forest supervisor in the Daniel Boone National Forest for ten years before retirement.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Worthington, Benjamin -- Interviews., Costa Rica., Peace Corps (U.S.)--Costa Rica., Peace Corps (U.S.)--History--1970-1979.
Type:
sound
Source:
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7m901zdf7k/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.