JFK nephew will talk public service at WFU event

The Associated Press

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — One of John F. Kennedy's nephews is coming to Wake Forest University to talk about the importance of public service and the anniversary of the Peace Corps.

Mark Kennedy Shriver leads the United States programs for the group Save the Children. Shriver is scheduled to speak at Wait Chapel on Thursday as part of the university's "Voices of Our Time" lecture series.

He the son of Sargent Shriver, who was the first administrator of the Peace Corps, the service organization founded by President Kennedy 50 years ago.

Shriver will talk about that anniversary as the emphasis of a discussion about the American commitment to public service.

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