National Affairs: In a Word

Ex-Candidate Adlai Stevenson, trying to describe the difference between himself and the man he was introducing, Candidate Jack Kennedy, put it poignantly to an East Los Angeles rally last week: "Do you remember that in classical times when Cicero had finished speaking, the people said, 'How well he spoke'—but when Demosthenes had finished speaking, the people said, 'Let us march'?"

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