Legacy of Adlai Stevenson Explored in Centennial Exhibition at Firestone

Jan. 31, 2000 1:42 p.m.

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."