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Book Party for Mark Shriver, "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver"

Mark Shriver

About the Program

BookTV attends a book party for Mark Shriver, who recounts his father, Sargent Shriver’s (1915-2011) personal life and political career.  “Sarge” was the founder of the Peace Corps and director of President Lyndon Johnson’s Office of Economic Opportunity.   The party attendees include former Sen. Chris Dodd, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), and Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA). 

About the Authors

Mark Shriver

Mark Shriver served as a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1995 to 2003 and is currently the senior vice president of U.S. Programs at Save the Children. 


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Book Party for Mark Shriver, "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver"

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, September 1st at 11:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, August 12th at 9am (ET)
  • Sunday, July 22nd at 7:15am (ET)
  • Sunday, July 8th at 11:15pm (ET)
  • Saturday, July 7th at 5:15pm (ET)
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