For the first few months after a U.S. presidential election, the defeated candidate is like a girl whose date has failed to appear—all dressed up and nowhere to go. He has to do something, but to find a course of action that is both safe and satisfying is far from easy. Five and a half months ago Adlai Stevenson decided to solve the problem by gratifying his desire to see more of the world. Last week, bouncing out of a DC-6B at New York's Idlewild Airport, Stevenson was home again, tanned, a bit...

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