Adlai Stevenson Quotes (173 quotes)




Adlai Stevenson
Source/Notes:
Address to the State Committee of the Liberal Party in New York City, Faith in Liberalism (pdf) (28 August 1952)


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Adlai Stevenson
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Born: February 5, 1900

Died: July 14, 1965 (aged 65)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Adlai Ewing Stevenson II was an American politician and statesman, noted for his skill in debate and oratory; Governor of Illinois, he was twice an unsuccessful candidate for President of the United States running against Dwight D. Eisenhower. Under the John F. Kennedy administration, he served as United States Ambassador to the United Nations.

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