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Reminiscences of Elizabeth Stevenson Ives [electronic resource] : oral history, 1969.

Creator: Ives, Elizabeth Stevenson, 1897-1994
Project: Adlai E. Stevenson project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Interviewee sister of Adlai E. Stevenson; married Ernest Ives.

Scope and Contents

Last year of Stevenson's life; Cuba missile crisis; 1960 Democratic Convention; family homes, Libertyville and Bloomington; evaluation of brother's biographers; 1948 Illinois gubernatorial campaign; governorship, 1949-53; 1956 campaign; United Nations mission, 1961-65; family anecdotes and childhood recollections; impressions of Stevenson's personal friends and recollections of his relationships with John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, Richard J. Daley, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, William McCormick Blair, Jr., Willard Wirtz, and others.


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