Politics & Government

March 25, 2009

Shriver, Gingrich push for Alzheimer's 'Manhattan Project'

Sargent Shriver once walked the halls of Congress pressing senators and members of the House of Representatives for more money for the Peace Corps, Head Start and Job Corps. Now, at 93, the one-time adviser to two presidents doesn't remember his daughter, Maria Shriver, thanks to the ravages of Alzheimer's, the disease that's left him entirely dependent on others.

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