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The Resource Sarge : the life and times of Sargent Shriver, Scott Stossel ; foreword by Bill Moyers

Sarge : the life and times of Sargent Shriver, Scott Stossel ; foreword by Bill Moyers

Label
Sarge : the life and times of Sargent Shriver
Title
Sarge
Title remainder
the life and times of Sargent Shriver
Statement of responsibility
Scott Stossel ; foreword by Bill Moyers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the life and career of R. Sargent Shriver, including such accomplishments as creating the Peace Corps, heading the War on Poverty, becoming ambassador to France, and founding such organizations at Head Start, Job Corps, and the Special Olympics
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.8.S525
LC item number
S37 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Community Engagement Collection
Label
Sarge : the life and times of Sargent Shriver, Scott Stossel ; foreword by Bill Moyers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 729-738) and index
Contents
Part I: Youth (1915-1945) -- 1. States rights, religious freedom, and local self-government -- 2. The education of a leader -- 3. A Yale man -- 4. War -- Part II: The Chicago years (1945-1960) -- 5. Joseph P. Kennedy -- 6. Eunice -- 7. The long courtship -- 8. Marriage -- 9. Religion and civil rights -- 10. Chicago politics -- 11. Dawn of the new frontier -- 12. The talent hunt -- Part III: The peace corps (1961-1963) -- 13. The towering task -- 14. Shriver's Socratic seminar -- 15. The battle for independence -- 16. "The trip" -- 17. Storming Capitol Hill -- 18. Shriverizing -- 19. Timberlawn -- 20. Bigger, better, faster -- 21. Psychiatrists and astrologers -- 22. Growing pains -- 23. Tragedy -- Part IV: The war on poverty (1964-1968) -- 24. Shriver for vice president -- 25. Origins of the war on poverty -- 26. "Mr. Poverty" -- 27. A beautiful hysteria -- 28. Mobilizing for war -- 29. Wooing congress -- 30. The law of the jungle -- 31. "Political pornography" -- 32. Head start -- 33. A revolution in poverty law -- 34. "Double commander-in-chief" -- 35. The OEO in trouble -- 36. King of the hill -- 37. What next? -- Part V: France (1968-1970) -- 38. Springtime in Paris -- 39. "Sarjean Shreevair" -- 40. The 1968 election -- 41. Nixon in Paris -- 42. Au Revoir -- Part VI: Democratic politics (1970-1976) -- 43. The politics of life -- 44. International men of mystery -- 45. Shriver for vice president -- 46. Shriver for president -- Part VII: Private life, public service (1976-2003) -- 47. Nuclear politics -- 48. Special Olympics, a family affair -- 49. Faith and hope
Control code
54046574
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 761 p.
Isbn
9781588341273
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004041661
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)54046574
Label
Sarge : the life and times of Sargent Shriver, Scott Stossel ; foreword by Bill Moyers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 729-738) and index
Contents
Part I: Youth (1915-1945) -- 1. States rights, religious freedom, and local self-government -- 2. The education of a leader -- 3. A Yale man -- 4. War -- Part II: The Chicago years (1945-1960) -- 5. Joseph P. Kennedy -- 6. Eunice -- 7. The long courtship -- 8. Marriage -- 9. Religion and civil rights -- 10. Chicago politics -- 11. Dawn of the new frontier -- 12. The talent hunt -- Part III: The peace corps (1961-1963) -- 13. The towering task -- 14. Shriver's Socratic seminar -- 15. The battle for independence -- 16. "The trip" -- 17. Storming Capitol Hill -- 18. Shriverizing -- 19. Timberlawn -- 20. Bigger, better, faster -- 21. Psychiatrists and astrologers -- 22. Growing pains -- 23. Tragedy -- Part IV: The war on poverty (1964-1968) -- 24. Shriver for vice president -- 25. Origins of the war on poverty -- 26. "Mr. Poverty" -- 27. A beautiful hysteria -- 28. Mobilizing for war -- 29. Wooing congress -- 30. The law of the jungle -- 31. "Political pornography" -- 32. Head start -- 33. A revolution in poverty law -- 34. "Double commander-in-chief" -- 35. The OEO in trouble -- 36. King of the hill -- 37. What next? -- Part V: France (1968-1970) -- 38. Springtime in Paris -- 39. "Sarjean Shreevair" -- 40. The 1968 election -- 41. Nixon in Paris -- 42. Au Revoir -- Part VI: Democratic politics (1970-1976) -- 43. The politics of life -- 44. International men of mystery -- 45. Shriver for vice president -- 46. Shriver for president -- Part VII: Private life, public service (1976-2003) -- 47. Nuclear politics -- 48. Special Olympics, a family affair -- 49. Faith and hope
Control code
54046574
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 761 p.
Isbn
9781588341273
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004041661
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)54046574

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