In the ten months since Adlai Stevenson tiredly conceded that he had lost an election but gained a grandchild, he has been busy influencing friends and winning column inches. Showing slight interest in settling down to the nonpolitical routine of his Chicago-New York-Washington law practice, Stevenson toured Africa and Europe on a three-month, 16-nation jaunt, wrote articles, delivered speeches, held press conferences, appeared on television shows, enjoyed publication of his biography and his collected 1956 campaign speeches. At intervals, he thumped away at the man who beat him twice—and at some politicians in his own party. Stevenson openly disapproved...

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