DEMOCRATS: The Marksman

Adlai Stevenson's aim was true last week: at the A.F.L.-C.I.O. merger convention his speech was right on target; later, at a Manhattan luncheon, he hit the bull's eye in the form of nearly $100,000 in pledges for his preconvention campaigning; on a visit to Arkansas, he got his limit in mallards.

Arriving in New York at midweek, Stevenson was soon chin deep in political conferences. Among the conferees were his national campaign manager, James A. Finnegan of Philadelphia, Eleanor Roosevelt, Liberal Party Leader Alex Rose, Representative Adam Clayton Powell Jr., and onetime...

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