A Tribute to Sargent Shriver, 1915-2011
Sargent Shriver - A Pioneer with Special Olympics
Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. was an international lawyer and administrator, ambassador and an advocate for the poor and powerless. He had an unparalleled record of public service at every tier, from the local level to the world community. For Special Olympics, Sargent Shriver was a leader during a time of strong international growth, a push that culminated in the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China.