Sargent Shriver

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Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Shriver became quite a popular public figure, for his activism, his good looks, and his ties to the Kennedys. “He has made the Peace Corps almost like motherhood,” one admirer of Shriver’s told LIFE. “Nobody can really be against it.”

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