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?
The Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson summed things up earlier when a woman gushed: "Mr Stevenson, you have captured the vote of every thinking American.
And in his own version of Soviet-style disinformation, Kennedy leaked to his friend, the journalist Charlie Bartlett, his displeasure at Adlai Stevenson for having suggested just such an action.
As principal and then superintendent for 19 years, he transformed Adlai Stevenson High School in suburban Chicago from a good school to one of the most highly honored high schools in the country; that's no small task considering that the American high school is traditionally an institution nearly immune to change.
In 1956, Eisenhower crushed Adlai Stevenson in their rematch -- two years after that, Democrats picked up 48 seats in the House and 13 in the Senate.
Adlai Stevenson once said, "It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.
Kennedy conto con los servicios de Dean Rusk, de Robert McNamara, de Robert Kennedy y de Adlai Stevenson.
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.
He previously published biographies of Dwight Eisenhower and Adlai Stevenson.
The one-school district: Adlai Stevenson comprises a single high school with an 80-acre, one-million-square-foot footprint.
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.