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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Legacy of Adlai Stevenson Explored in Centennial Exhibition at Firestone

Adlai E. Stevenson, the Democratic party's nominee for President of theUnited States in 1952 and 1956, is the focus of a new exhibition at the Princeton University Library.

Entitled " A Voice of Conscience :The Legacy of Adlai Stevenson," the exhibition marks the one hundredthanniversary of Stevenson's birth and explores the life of a principledpolitician who, in the words of Alastair Cooke, "remains the liveliestreminder of our time that there are admirable reasons for failing to bepresident."

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