Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver

March 1, 2005

Originally broadcast May 24, 2004
Scott Stossel—Senior Editor, Atlantic Monthly
Richard Steele—Special Contributor

On the Peace Corps's 44th anniversary, we revisit a conversation about the organization's first director, Sargent Shriver. As author Scott Stossel reminds us, Shriver also headed the Chicago board of education and had national political aspirations.

Book Information
Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver by Scott Stossel (Smithsonian Institution Press, 2004)