Sargent Shriver

Scott Stossel, my editor here at The Atlantic, is Sargent Shriver's biographer. Scott's book, "Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver," is the definitive work on this fascinating man. Scott remembers Shriver, who died earlier today, in an eloquent piece you can find here. Don't just read the flabbergasting opening; the whole piece is well worth reading, as is the book.