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  1. Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. (November 9, 1915 – January 18, 2011) was an American diplomat, politician, and activist. As the husband of Eunice Kennedy Shriver , he was part of the Kennedy family . Shriver was the driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps , and founded the Job Corps , Head Start , VISTA , Upward Bound , [2] and other programs as the architect of the 1960s War on Poverty . [3]

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  3. Sargent Shriver - Wikipedia

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    Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. (November 9, 1915 – January 18, 2011) was an American diplomat, politician, and activist. As the husband of Eunice Kennedy Shriver , he was part of the Kennedy family . Shriver was the driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps , and founded the Job Corps , Head Start , VISTA , Upward Bound , [2] and other programs as the architect of the 1960s War on Poverty . [3]

  4. R. Sargent Shriver | American politician | Britannica

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    R. Sargent Shriver, in full Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr., (born November 9, 1915, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.—died January 18, 2011, Bethesda, Maryland), administrator, diplomat, first director (1961–66) of the U.S. Peace Corps, and Democratic nominee for the U.S. vice presidency in 1972. A graduate of Yale Law School (1941), Shriver served as a U.S. naval officer during World War II, and, after a brief association with a Wall Street law firm, he went to work as an assistant editor for ...

  5. sarge: the life and times of sargent shriver BY SCOTT STOSSEL This exhaustively researched, authorized biography depicts Shriver’s connection to the historical events of the 20th century—the Great Depression, World War II, JFK’s assassination, the Cold War, and more.

  6. Sargent Shriver obituary | The Kennedys | The Guardian

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    Related by marriage to the Kennedy family, Sargent Shriver, who has died aged 95, had powerful political credentials in the US and sought high office several times – without success.

  7. Sargent Shriver Biography - Facts, Childhood, Family Life &...

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    Sargent Shriver was an American politician, administrator, diplomat, activist, and lawyer. A 'Yale Law School' graduate, he served in the 'U.S. Navy' during World War II. His first step into politics was when he got acquainted with Joseph P. Kennedy. Through Joseph, he met his son, John F. Kennedy, whose presidential reign saw Shriver’s political career flourish.

  8. Sargent Shriver - Biography - IMDb

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    One of America's greatest unsung leaders. Sargent Shriver was not only George McGovern 's running mate in the 1972 Presidential election, but also served at one time as the Ambassador to France (1968-1970). In addition, he was the first to head up the Peace Corps, served as the first director of the Office of Economic Opportunity and, as a special assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson, created VISTA, Head Start, Community Action, Job Corps, Legal Services, Indian and Migrant Opportunities

  9. Obituary: R. Sargent Shriver dies at 95: Kennedy in-law, first...

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    Sargent Shriver, a lawyer, worked for JFK's and Lyndon Johnson's administrations. He launched social programs including the Peace Corps, Head Start and the Job Corps and led the 'war on poverty.'

  10. Sargent Shriver ES - Montgomery County Public Schools

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    Our Mission: The Sargent Shriver community will achieve our vision by involving families in all aspects of student development, collaborating to plan instruction with grade-level teams, delivering inspiring and engaging lessons that promote student-driven discovery and providing opportunities for student and adult learners to receive and give feedback.

  11. Sargent Shriver Jr. (1915-2011) - Find a Grave Memorial

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    US Political Leader, Civic Activist. Born Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr., he graduated from Yale University in 1938 and Yale Law School in 1941. An opponent of involvement in World War II, after the United States entered the conflict he served in the United States Navy, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

  12. The Shriver Center on Poverty Law is leading the fight for economic and racial justice by litigating, shaping policy, and training and connecting people in the advocacy community.