Sargent Shriver was one of our nation’s most influential public figures. His legacy of social innovation and achievement is rooted in his spiritually driven idealism and formidable political skill—cultivating allies, engaging critics, and working tirelessly to promote public understanding of his ambitious and often controversial programs and proposals. The breadth and reach of this legacy is illuminated by the set of core values Sarge carried with him and shared throughout his lifetime: civil rights, peace-building, political leadership, empowerment government, equal opportunity, service, faith, and family.
The tributes on this wall reflect the spontaneous, personal outpourings of grief and remembrance from people who knew, cared for, and respected Sargent Shriver, in the days and weeks immediately following his death. Feel free to add your own.SEE ALL TRIBUTES
After Sarge's passing, there was an overwhelming response from those whose lives he touched in so many ways. Heartfelt messages of remembrance, gratitude and sympathy to the Shriver family poured in from all over the world.SEE ALL LETTERS