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    Book Discussion on Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver

    Following an introduction by Mr. Kantor and a speech by Mr. Shriver, panelists discussed the life and work of humanitarian Sargent Shriver. Mr. Russert moderated the…

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    Salute to Peace Corps Giants

    At a dinner honoring past leaders and volunteers of the Peace Corps, honorees include Sargent Shriver, the first Peace Corps director. President Kennedy established the Peace Corps in…

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    Middle East Peace Prospects

    After an extensive listing of her accomplishments by Mr. Shriver, Queen Noor discussed the Jordanian perspective on the prospects for achieving a lasting peace in the Middle…

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    Peace Corps 35th Anniversary Dinner

    Peace Corps alumni and others gathered to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the organization, which was founded by the Kennedy administration to allow private citizens to assist others…

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    Rose Kennedy Funeral Mass

    Funeral services were held for Rose Kennedy earlier today at St. Stephen’s Church in Boston. She died Sunday January 22 at her home in Hyannisport, Massachusetts at the age of…

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    Presidential Medal of Freedom Awards

    During an afternoon ceremony in the White House East Room, President Clinton presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom--the highest honor given to a civilian--to the following…

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    L.B.J.: Setting the Stage

    The Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation sponsored a symposium celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of President Johnson’s inauguration. The opening segment was entitled…

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