Adlai Stevenson


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United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)

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As Adlai Stevenson put it, "With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of Americas exalted purposes and inspiring way of life?
In 1991, DuFour became superintendent of Adlai Stevenson High School District 125, where he remained until 2002.
The late American politician Adlai Stevenson once said that the average man (or woman) was a great deal better than average.
He was a real war hero for every young person in the country and his Democratic opponent, Adlai Stevenson, never had a chance.
Adlai Stevenson, Adlai Stevenson II, and Adlai Stevenson III
The closest historical parallel to the current situation is the 1952 election, when Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson unsuccessfully sought to succeed the unpopular Harry Truman as president.
Heston once campaigned for Democrats - Adlai Stevenson against Dwight Eisenhower and John Kennedy against Richard Nixon.
The last time a convention needed more than one ballot to pick the nominee was 1952, when the Democrats chose Senator Adlai Stevenson of Illinois, who ended up losing to the Republican, World War II General Dwight D.
It allowed me to shake my head in a superior fashion, remembering the Adlai Stevenson quote about people getting the government they deserve.
While Adlai Stevenson promoted a test ban, the Eisenhower administration used USSR support of the Stevenson plan against him, hiding that they too had discussed similar schemes.
Or there in Anne in a Striped Dress, with a Life magazine cover featuring Adlai Stevenson, brainy hero, tacked behind her.
Kentucky in 1952, when Adlai Stevenson beat Dwight D.
I want to examine in some detail the history and career of two men who, politically, once personified the polarities of contemporary American politics: Adlai Stevenson and Joseph McCarthy.
Indeed, Leopold was paroled in 1958, due to the intervention of such influential people as Adlai Stevenson and Carl Sandburg; he spent the rest of his life living comfortably in Puerto Rico.
Adlai Stevenson, Arthur Goldberg, George Ball, George H.