Democrats: The Graceful Loser

In the U.S. embassy in London, Adlai Stevenson taped an interview for the BBC defending his nation's foreign policy. "There has been a great deal of pressure on me in the United States to take a position—a public position —inconsistent with that of my Government," he said. "Actually, I don't agree with those protestants. My hope in Viet Nam is that resistance there may establish the fact that changes in Asia are not to be precipitated by outside force. This was the point of the Korean War, this is the point of the...

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