Peace Corps
Thai 27
Bangkok World Magazine Articles
by Michael Schmicker 1970-72
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While in the Peace Corps Michael Schmicker found time to travel extensively throughout SE Asia. He wrote many articles for the Bangkok World Magazine under various pen names. "A.A Maytree", "John Boyd Weibel" and "Thomas Farthing". His articles covered a wide range of topics from the War to fortune telling . Here is a sample of some of his writings.


Mike was the editor of our Peace Corps Magazine, "Lotus,". Many Thai 27 members had a hand in the publication. When officials in Washington found out about the publication they weren't too happy (click to view)

He also wrote articles for various newspapers in Asia during Peace Corps and for years afterwards.(click to view)

Lotus Magazine #1 Lotus Magazine #2
Asian Wall Street Journal
the Bangkok Post