The Liberal Democrats

Fairlie, Henry
November 1976
New Republic;11/6/76, Vol. 175 Issue 19, p12
Focuses on the history of political policies of the U.S. Democratic party. Concern of the party regarding various social issues; Presidential nominations from the party; Nomination of Adlai Stevenson by the Party to contest presidential elections against John F. Kennedy in 1960; Failure of the previous political campaigns of Stevenson; Support of Stevenson to literate liberals; Views of Stevenson against public housing and federal aid to education; Attitude of capitalist and financiers on his political activities; Statement that Stevenson was an ideal spokesman for the literate liberals of the 1950s; Views of Stevenson on the Vietnam War; Change in the political policy of the Party in 1970s; Information on the political struggle of the Party.


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