POLITICS: Be Prepared

Though he has declared that he will not become an active candidate for his party's presidential nomination, Illinois' onetime (1949-53) Democratic Governor Adlai Stevenson, 60, believes in being prepared. Last week, with Stevenson still away on a tour of Latin America, his friends at home made known that he had enlisted as a fulltime speechwriter a longtime friend: William Attwood, 40, who took a nine-month leave from his job as foreign editor of Look Magazine. Attwood's assignment (for which he will be paid his regular Look salary by a group of Stevenson fans):...

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