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Sargent Shriver Dies


David Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Israel

Sarge Shriver was the Democratic Reagan. The first time I ever voted, I voted for Sarge Shriver. While I have voted in every election since, I have never voted for a better man.

Sargent Shriver: Another Giant Has Fallen

George Mitrovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Mitrovich

Sargent Shriver was one of the most attractive, dynamic, and accomplished men of his time. When President John F. Kennedy chose Mr. Shriver to create the Peace Corps in 1961, it was a brilliant choice.

Honoring Sargent Shriver

Alan Khazei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alan Khazei

While we mourn the loss of Sarge Shriver, we also celebrate his extraordinary life. And we should challenge ourselves, to do what Sarge did so inspirationally -- try to make a difference and bring more peace and justice to our world.

Sarge's Dream

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

Sargent Shriver was ninety-five and lived an incredibly rich and productive life, and much of my sadness today is about his greatest creation, the Peace Corps -- a great organization which has surely been neglected and lost its way.

Sargent Shriver, the Quiet Hero, 1915-2011

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

This great generation of Kennedys and Shrivers served as an example to us all. Sarge was the last, and probably the most humble, but his life of quiet service shouted to us all.