Adlai Stevenson

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Adlai Stevenson - United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)Adlai Stevenson - United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Academic scholarships for up to $2,000 each are being offered by the Buffalo Grove Rotary Club to current students or graduates of Buffalo Grove High School or Adlai Stevenson High School.
"Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them." -- Adlai Stevenson.
Steinbeck, in a note to Adlai Stevenson (an American politician) wrote:
In John Robert Greene's earlier book he contended that Eisenhower and his Democratic opponent in 1952, Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson, had been dishonest in claiming that they really did not want to run for the presidency.
The Monroe County Bar Association's Lawyers for Learning Committee made its annual fall visit to Adlai Stevenson School on Monday.
Although born in Greece, Papandreou became an American citizen and received a PhD from Harvard, serving as chairman of the Economics Department at Berkeley and chair of Adlai Stevenson's advisory team during his two runs for the presidency.
1952: Dwight D Eisenhower defeated Adlai Stevenson in the US presidential election to become the USA's 34th president.
Louis after Obama because the rest of I-55 - from Lakeshore Drive in Chicago to the Tri-State Tollway - had already been named the Stevenson Expressway for the Illinois Governor and two-time presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson, and that name would not change. 
"If we do justice at the polls to our own conscience and sense of responsibility, then alone can we do justice to the nation we love; then alone can we make our beloved land a symbol and shrine of hope and faith for all free men." - Adlai Stevenson, 1954
He became the 34th US president after beating Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson in the race to the White House.
During my first week on the job, someone telephoned calling himself Adlai Stevenson, asking for the sheriff.
Abner Mikva's most famous story goes something like this: in the midst of his years as a law student at the University of Chicago, Mikva went to a local Democratic ward office to volunteer his services for the likes of Adlai Stevenson and Paul Douglas.