DEMOCRATS: Away From It All

Candidate Adlai Stevenson climbed into his state-owned, two-engine Beechcraft last week, and flew off to the Wisconsin north woods for three days of fishing and his first holiday since he won the Democratic nomination. He picked a Hollywood version of a hunting lodge on the 138-acre country estate of an old friend, Clark W. Finnerud, a Chicago dermatologist.

Stevenson felt the need of a rest. He spent most of the daylight hours loafing on the lodge's flagstone patio, wandered only occasionally down to Lake Minocqua, 70 yds. away, for a little halfhearted casting....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!