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Adlai Stevenson of Illinois: The Life of Adlai E. Stevenson
Adlai Stevenson of Illinois: The Life of Adlai E. Stevenson
By John Bartlow Martin
Doubleday, 1976, 828 pp

An enthralling account of Stevenson's life through the 1952 campaign. The research is meticulous and exhaustive, the writing clear and interesting at all times. This study, together with the volumes of Stevenson papers edited by Walter Johnson, will preserve an understanding of a great man.