THE CAMPAIGN: First Blunder

At Washington's National Airport last week an urbane gentleman whose maroon tie was splashed with dancing donkeys emerged from an American Airlines flagship. Casually he told reporters: "I am coming at the request of the President to have lunch with him and the Cabinet." Then, climbing into a waiting limousine, Democratic Presidential Nominee Adlai Stevenson whirled off to the White House, where the first bad blunder of the 1952 campaign was in the making.

At the White House Adlai Stevenson got his Cabinet lunch (chicken livers, mushrooms & bacon, jellied pineapple salad and canteloupe à...

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