Memorial Service for Sargent Shriver
Speakers included his children, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, 1972 Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern, and Bill Moyers.
A wake was held for R. Sargent Shriver Jr. who died on January 18, 2011. Mr. Shriver, who was married to President John F. Kennedy’s sister… read more
A wake was held for R. Sargent Shriver Jr. who died on January 18, 2011. Mr. Shriver, who was married to President John F. Kennedy’s sister Eunice, was the first director of the Peace Corps and the U.S. ambassador to France from 1968 to 1970. He served as the first director of the Office of Economic Opportunity in the Lyndon Johnson administration, developing the Job Corps and Head Start. He was George McGovern’s running mate in the 1972 presidential election.
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Chris Dodd U.S. Senator (Former) [D] Connecticut
Steny Hoyer U.S. Representative [D] Maryland
Payne Lucas Volunteer U.S. Peace Corps
Colman McCarthy Founder and Director Center for Teaching Peace
George S. McGovern Presidential Candidate (Former) Democratic Party
Bill Moyers Host PBS->Bill Moyers Journal
Maureen Orth Correspondent Vanity Fair
- Maria Shriver Daughter
- Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Washington, D.C.)Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Washington, D.C.)
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