Adlai Stevenson

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Noun1.Adlai Stevenson - United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)Adlai Stevenson - United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
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* Adlai Stevenson II -- As Illinois governor, Stevenson fought crime and government corruption.
In 1956, Williams attacked the Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson II for his hesitation to support civil rights, stating, "tired, timid, and temporizing is a good policy for drunks, but not for politicians." Invited on the Today television show on "Michigan Day," the governor abandoned his script to demand equal rights for African Americans.