Recollections and Challenges: A Half Century of Fighting Poverty by Sargent Shriver
Sargent Shriver (1915-2011) spoke on Sept. 17, 2002 at Lee Chapel. His presentation was entitled, " Recollections and Challenges: A Half Century of Fighting Poverty" and was sponsored by the Contact Committee, the Shepherd Poverty Program, and the Office of the President. Shriver was an American politician and activist. He served in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. Shriver was the driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps, founded the Job Corps, Head Start and other programs as the "architect" of Johnson's "War on Poverty" and served as the U.S. Ambassador to France.There are two files. One is a JPG file produced by scanning a poster advertising a speech by Sargent Shriver in Lee Chapel. The other file is an audiorecording of the speech.