Sargent Shriver Dies

Sargent ShriverSargent Shriver has passed away. The founding Peace Corps director, director of LBJ's War on Poverty effort, and vice presidential candidate appears often on the LBJ tapes and occasionally on the JFK tapes. Click on the links to listen to fascinating conversations from the LBJ tapes with and about Shriver.

Sargent Shriver and the War on Poverty: From the War on Poverty Digital Edition (UVA Press Rotunda; edited by Guian McKee)

Testing Sargent Shriver: Vietnam and Assassinations

LBJ on Sargent Shriver, Politics, and the War on Poverty