About Adlai Stevenson II

Adlai Stevenson II
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II was an American politician and diplomat, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent public speaking, and promotion of liberal causes in the Democratic Party. He served as the 31st Governor of Illinois, and received the Democratic Party's nomination for president in 1952 even though he had not campaigned in the primaries.... Wikipedia
February 5, 1900, Los Angeles
July 14, 1965, London, England, United Kingdom

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Adlai Stevenson II Quotes

A hungry man is not a free man.
Speech in Kasson, Minnesota (September 6, 1952).
There are worse things than losing an election; the worst thing is to lose one's convictions and not tell the people the truth.
Responding to an assertion that his support for a ban on nuclear testing would probably cost him votes.