National Affairs: Domestic Issue

When the Democratic Convention nominated Adlai Stevenson for President, it gave him another position: he became the most eligible unmarried man in the U.S. That status will not ease the nominee's burden from here to November. Almost every time he is seen in public with a woman, or a feminine acquaintance mentions his name with what her listeners consider a special inflection, tongues will wag and columnists' typewriters will clatter.

Last week, even before he was nominated, at least four women were being mentioned as prospective Stevenson brides. All four rumors were wrong. The fact is that Stevenson has no intention of...

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