Adlai Stevenson Quotes (173 quotes)




Adlai Stevenson
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Speech in Columbus, Ohio (3 October 1952); quoted in The International Thesaurus of Quotations (1970) edited by Rhoda Thomas Tripp, p. 429
Adlai Stevenson
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Speech at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (8 October 1952)
Adlai Stevenson
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Speech in Washington D.C. (13 December 1952), after his defeat in the presidential election.
Adlai Stevenson
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Statement quoted in news summaries (11 January 1954); as quoted in Best Quotes of '54, '55, '56 (1957) edited by James Beasley Simpson, p. 58
Adlai Stevenson
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Radio address (11 April 1955); as quoted in The World's Great Speeches (1999) edited by Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, and Stephen J. McKenna
Adlai Stevenson
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Speech in Hartford, Connecticut (25 February 1956); Referring to Secretary of State John Foster Dulles
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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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