Democrats: Second Thoughts

He walked to the end of the board like a diver. He stood on his toes like a diver. He flexed his muscles and took a deep breath like a diver. But Adlai Stevenson finally decided not to take the political plunge. Last week he announced that he would continue as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations rather than run next year for U.S. Senator from Illinois.

The suggestion that he try for the Senate had come from Chicago's Democratic Mayor Richard J. Daley. In bad need of a big-name Democrat to contest...

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