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R. Sargent Shriver, director of the Peace Corps and President Johnson’s Anti-Poverty Program, today received an honorary degree at a special academic convocation of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He was cited for his outstanding contribution to furthering international goodwill and understanding. Other recipients of honorary degrees from the College included Dr. Fritz Lipmann, Nobel prizewinner in medicine, of the Rockefeller Institute; and Irwin S. Chanin and Max L. Friedman, prominent philanthropists and members of the board of overseers of the college.