Sargent Shriver, founder of Peace Corps, dies

19th January 2011, Comments 0 comments

R Sargent Shriver died, age 95, died in Bethesda, Maryland, USA Tuesday 18 January. The Los Angeles Times describes him as “a lawyer who served as the social conscience of two administrations, launching the Peace Corps for his brother-in-law, President Kennedy, and leading the “war on poverty” for President Johnson”. His Sargent Shriver National Center ...

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