Sargent Shriver Dies

Robert Sargent Shriver, former Democratic candidate for vice president and Peace Corps founder, has died at 95, family sources say. Shriver had a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He is the father of Maria Shriver, former first lady of California, and the widower of Eunice Shriver, the sister of former President John F. Kennedy. He served in both the Kennedy and Johnson administrations and as ambassador to France from 1968 to 1970 before running on the losing McGovern presidential ticket.