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May 3, 2003 | Henry Weinstein, Times Staff Writer
R. Sargent Shriver Jr., who was the first director of the Peace Corps and led the government's war on poverty in the 1960s, was honored at a gathering at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where more than $500,000 was raised for a national poverty law program, officials said Friday. "In my lifetime, America has never had a stronger warrior for peace and against poverty than Sargent Shriver," said former President Bill Clinton, who gave Thursday evening's keynote address.
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May 3, 2003 | Henry Weinstein, Times Staff Writer
R. Sargent Shriver Jr., who was the first director of the Peace Corps and led the government's war on poverty in the 1960s, was honored at a gathering at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where more than $500,000 was raised for a national poverty law program, officials said Friday. "In my lifetime, America has never had a stronger warrior for peace and against poverty than Sargent Shriver," said former President Bill Clinton, who gave Thursday evening's keynote address.
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