TITLE

The Good Boy Who Grew Up

AUTHOR(S)
Finletter, Gretchen
PUB. DATE
February 1956
SOURCE
New Republic;2/13/56, Vol. 134 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the book "My Brother Adlai," by Elizabeth Stevenson Ives and Hildegarde Dolson. When millions of Americans have their eyes fixed on Adlai Stevenson, leading Democratic candidate for the Presidency of the United States, it is a rewarding experience to read of his childhood and youth and discover what the inheritance and influences were that molded so brilliant a comet in the political skies. The boy Adlai was absorbed in politics, a youthful leader, a witty fellow, an affectionate and loving son and brother, a careful writer in expressing his thoughts, a traveler curious about the world, and already the friends of his parents and his own contemporaries were aware of something exceptional in this boy, marked early by a blazing inner fire.
ACCESSION #
14432382

 

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