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Adlai E. Stevenson project : oral history, 1952-1981 bulk 1966-1970

Project: Adlai E. Stevenson project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcripts: 5595 pages Sound recordings: 98 reels and 4 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Friends and associates describe Governor Adlai Stevenson's life and career from a number of vantage points. Personal reminiscences and anecdotes recall his wit and contribute fresh material for a study of his personality. Political associates analyze and illuminate his career, particularly as Governor of Illinois (1949-53), as Democratic nominee for the Presidency (1952 and 1956), and as Ambassador to the United Nations (1961-65) Participants and pagination of transcripts: Mr. and Mrs. Warwick Anderson, 35; Jacob M. Arvey, 59; William Attwood, 33; Lauren Bacall, 76; George W. Ball, 29; Betty Beale, 36; Robert S. Benjamin, 39; Richard Bentley, 35; William Benton, 40; Barry Bingham, 117; William McCormick Blair, Jr., 94; Joseph E. Bohrer, 46; John Brademas, 23; John Paulding Brown, 24; Ellen Carpenter, 14; Marquis W. Childs, 35; Harlan Cleveland, 122; Jonathan W. Daniels, 19; Kenneth S. Davis, 91; Jane Dick, 115; Sherwood Dixon, 87; Carol Evans, 46; Margaret M. Farwell, 31; Ruth Field, 26; Thomas K. Finletter, 62; Thomas Finney, 33; Walter T. Fisher, 27; Clayton Fritchey, 27; Kathleen Clark Gibbons, 73; Richard Graebel, 39; Phyllis Gustafson, 44; John Marshall Harlan, 27; Marian Heiskell, 27; Juanda Higgins, 41; Alicia A. Hoge, 51; Stephen Y. Hord, 41; Edd Hyde, 24; Lawrence Irvin, 72; Elizabeth S. Ives, 309; Ernest Ives, 36; Walter Johnson, 37; Barbara Kerr, 39; Doris Fleeson Kimball, 22; Louis A. Kohn, 18; Kathryn Lewis, 55; Glen and Marion Lloyd, 30; Katie Louchheim, 198; Paul Budd and Laura Thompson Magnuson, 32; Thomas S. Matthews, 39; Maury Maverick, Jr., 24; Edward McDougal, 67; Katharine McDougal, 42; Nan McEvoy, 42; Carl McGowan, 252; Kay MacQuaid, 6; Thomas S. Matthews, 39; Maury Maverick, Jr., 24; Loring C. Merwin, 55; Tedson Myers, 50; Newton Minow, 122; George W. Mitchell, 37; Stephen A. Mitchell, 173; Mike Monroney, 128; Michael Monroney, 50; Arthur Moore, 13; John U. Nef, 20; Richard Nelson, 79; James F. Oates, 20; Elizabeth Paepcke, 46; Howard C. Petersen, 69; Francis T.P. Plimpton, 74; Viola Reardy, 99; Robert Reed, 22; Laurence and Mary Rust, 36; Walter V. Schaefer, 78; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., 43; Eric A. Sevareid, 47; John Sharon, 148; Hermon Dunlap and Helen Smith, 58; John Sparkman, 43; Adlai E. Stevenson III, 75; Ed M. Stevenson, 60; John Fell Stevenson, 28; Nancy Anderson Stevenson, 47; Carroll Sudler, 35; Joseph Tally, 13; Mr. and Mrs. Chalmer C. Taylor, 41; Marietta Tree, 161; Clifton and Frayn Utley, 55; Mrs. A.L. Voigt, 70; Kenneth Walker, 35; James A. Wechsler, 21; Harriet Welling, 26; Franklin Hall Williams, 13; W. Willard Wirtz, 87; Samuel W. Witwer, 49; Wilson W. Wyatt, 161. There is also a recording of a Stevenson birthday party from 1952

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