DEMOCRATS: What's a Titular Leader?

"Come in," smiled Adlai Stevenson to newsmen on the morning after, "and have some fried post-mortems on toast." The newsmen, who had followed Stevenson enthusiastically for weeks, exchanged a few fried postmortems, said goodbye and flew off with their portable typewriters, many of them to cover the birth of the new Administration. Most of the speech writers and advisers also left Springfield, going back to making a living in their law offices or newspapers. But what of Adlai Stevenson?

Stevenson's political and personal future was a question that interested millions of Americans, including...

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