TITLE

WHAT STEVENSON STARTED

AUTHOR(S)
Steinbeck, John
PUB. DATE
January 1953
SOURCE
New Republic;1/5/53, Vol. 128 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents views of leading writers, artists and scholars on political career of U.S. Governor Adlai Stevenson. Definition of a free country by Stevenson; Appreciation of his political planning; Description of his qualities as depicted in the first speech at the Democratic Convention; Analysis of the military policy framed by him; Plans for war and peace laid by him; Admiration of his political action; Views of Stevenson that one must be sound and strong in long resistance to a monster tyranny so that civilization can survive; Difference in approach of Senator Richard Nixon and Stevenson in election campaigns; Reaction of the Americans to his defeat in the elections.
ACCESSION #
14557330

 

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