Bono performs in the memory of R. Sargent Shriver at his funeral. Shriver is considered to be the Father of Community Action.
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Watch Barack's speech on race in America and building, "A More Perfect Union..."
"Now, in order to answer the question, "Where do we go from here?" which is our theme, we must first honestly recognize where we are now. When the Constitution was written, a strange formula to determine taxes and representation declared that the Negro was 60 percent of a person..." - August 16, 1967
The Great Society was a set of domestic programs proposed or enacted in the United States on the initiative of President Lyndon B. Johnson. The two main goals of the programs were the elimination of poverty and the elimination of racial injustice.
"I Have a Dream" is a seventeen minute public speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered on August 28, 1963, in which he called for racial equality and an end to discrimination.
A 1960s broadcast of Sargent Shriver describing the work of Peace Corps Volunteers on a David Garroway TV program. Learn more about Sargent Shriver and the history of Peace Corps at http://www.peacecorps.gov.