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Adlai Stevenson's lasting legacy

Author: Alvin Liebling
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Twice unsuccessful Democratic candidate for President of the United States, Adlai Stevenson played a key role in American politics throughout much of the middle of the Twentieth Century. This collection of essays from Senator Eugene McCarthy, Arthur Schlesinger, and others, looks at Stevenson's past and current societal significance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adlai Stevenson's lasting legacy.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(DLC) 2006053295
(OCoLC)78061772
Named Person: Adlai E Stevenson; Adlai E Stevenson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin Liebling
ISBN: 9781137076069 1137076062
OCLC Number: 949638778
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Recollections of Eleanor Roosevelt; Introduction; Prologue; The Road to Springfield; Quest for the Presidency; Part I His Concern for Humanity and Its Survival; 1 Another Time, Another Politics; 2 Would That the Guv Were Here; 3 Stevenson: Concerned and Brilliant-His Finest Hour Was in Seeking a Nuclear Test Ban; 4 About the H-Bomb; 5 How Adlai Stevenson Helped to End Nuclear-Weapon Testing; 6 Stevenson and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Today. Part II His Role in the Creation and Mission of the United Nations7 Adlai Stevenson and Our Times; 8 On a World-Scale Roller Coaster: Adlai Stevenson at the UN, 1961-65; 9 Thoughts of Stevenson's UN Deputy Charles W. Yost; 10 The Presidency and Our Role in and with the United Nations; Part III His Integrity and His Politics; 11 Stevenson: His Impact on Education, International Affairs, Nixon, and Politics; 12 Remembering Adlai Stevenson; 13 Adlai's Integrity and Credibility Were Impressive National Resources; Epilogue Adlai Stevenson: The Past and a Look at the Future; His Past Is Prologue. A More Sensitive Foreign PolicyA Better Politics; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Alvin Liebling.

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