Adlai Ewing Stevenson

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Noun1.Adlai Ewing Stevenson - United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)Adlai Ewing Stevenson - United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
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Anniversaries: 1789: Storming of the Bastille marked the start of the French Revolution; 1858: Birth of English suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst; 1865: Edward Whymper reached the summit of 14,690ft Matterhorn in the Alps on his seventh attempt; 1867: Alfred Nobel demonstrated dynamite for the first time at a quarry in Redhill, Surrey; 1930: First BBC television play The Man With a Flower in His Mouth was transmitted; 1959: Launch of first nuclear warship USS Long Beach; 1965: Death of US politician and diplomat Adlai Ewing Stevenson.
This political saga reached its peak with Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1833-1914), the first of five Stevensons bearing the name.
For each generation in the US the initials AES have been familiar: Adlai Ewing Stevenson. This book tells the story of four generations of the family and particularly of its most celebrated member, AES II (1900-1965) who twice failed to defeat President Eisenhower in the contest for the White House.