Special Olympics started out as one woman’s dream of better, fuller lives for people with intellectual disabilities, young and old. A 1970s-era film showing the organization’s earliest days.
A short biography of Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her life, work and passion for helping children and adults with intellectual disabilities reach their full potential.
Through a vision born in her own backyard, Eunice Kennedy Shriver changed the lives of millions.
This film tells the story of U.S. President John F. Kennedy's pioneering work to help people with intellectual disabilities.
Maria Shriver talks about the far-reaching impact of a 1962 article by Eunice Kennedy Shriver
For Special Olympics, Sargent Shriver was a leader during a time of strong international growth, a push that culminated in the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China.
Special Olympics Chairman Tim Shriver recounts his mother’s life of service -- and what inspired her to found Special Olympics -- in this brief 2011 CBS/Turner Sports profile.
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