Nation: Rebuttal from the Grave

In an affectionate reminiscence of Adlai Stevenson that appeared in Look last month, CBS Correspondent Eric Sevareid quoted Stevenson as expressing misgivings about aspects of U.S. foreign policy the day before he died in London last summer. Though the late U.N. Ambassador's comments on the subject made up only a fraction of Sevareid's article, Stevenson was consequently pictured in the press as a man in revolt against President Johnson's policy in Viet Nam.

Last week, "in the interest of history," Stevenson's son, Adlai III, released a seven-page letter that his father had composed three days before he died. Written in reply to...

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