R. Sargent Shriver

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT00008035" title="R. Sargent Shriver" href="/topic/politics/government/r.-sargent-shriver-PEPLT00008035.topic">Sargent Shriver</a>, a lawyer and Kennedy in-law, worked for JFK's and Lyndon Johnson's administrations. He launched social programs including the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000247" title="Peace Corps" href="/topic/social-issues/peace-corps-ORGOV0000247.topic">Peace Corps</a>, Head Start and the Job Corps and led the "war on poverty." Programs he created "still change people's lives," says daughter <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005367" title="Maria Shriver" href="/topic/entertainment/maria-shriver-PECLB005367.topic">Maria Shriver</a>. Above, with his wife Eunice in 1968. He was 95. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-sargent-shriver-20110119,0,3549392.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a>

( Charles Harrity / Associated Press )

Sargent Shriver, a lawyer and Kennedy in-law, worked for JFK's and Lyndon Johnson's administrations. He launched social programs including the Peace Corps, Head Start and the Job Corps and led the "war on poverty." Programs he created "still change people's lives," says daughter Maria Shriver. Above, with his wife Eunice in 1968. He was 95. Full obituary

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