DEMOCRATS: The Presidential Special

Gone from Adlai Stevenson's 13-car train as it jounced through the bright-hued Midwest last week was the sign that had keyed the earlier stages of the Democratic campaign: "The Joe Smith Special." In its place was a brightly painted new one: "The Stevenson Presidential Special." The switch was symbolic, for the Democratic candidate, with less than three weeks to go before E-Day, had gotten about as much mileage as possible out of Joe Smith, well knew that it was time to stoke the campaign with all the burning issues he could find...

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