DEMOCRATS: Under the Shadow

Hustling back to Illinois after his Washington safari, Adlai Stevenson discovered that even the 775 miles between Washington and Springfield did not get him out from under the large shadow of the little man in the White House.

Still unsatisfied was public curiosity about how much politicking Harry Truman would be encouraged to do. The day after the Illinois governor got home, his headquarters announced that one wrinkle of this problem had been ironed out. The difficulty: the President had been invited to make a speech in Milwaukee on Labor Day, the same day that Stevenson would launch...

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