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Eight Forty-Eight

Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver

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.

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

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