Douglas, William O.
May 1953
New Republic;5/25/53, Vol. 128 Issue 21, p18
This article discusses the book "Major Campaign Speeches of 1952," by Adlai E. Stevenson. The essays printed in this book have more than partisan interest; they will endure through the years as a vital part of "Americana." They point up the citizen's role in his government--be he farmer, laborer, banker, or government official. The speeches by, among others, the United States president Dwight David Eisenhower, are a moving exposition of the philosophy that government is designed to ensure the "domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity."


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