ADLAI E. STEVENSON, "A NEW AMERICA," ACCEPTANCE ADDRESS AT THE

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION (17 AUGUST 1956):

SUGGESTED READINGS, Audio-Visual Materials,

and On-Line Resources

 

Readings

 

Baker, Jean H. The Stevensons: A Biography of an American Family. New York: W.W. Norton Co., 1996.

Bercovitch, Sacvan. The American Jeremiad. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978.

Bostrom, Robert N. "'I Give You a Man' Kennedy's Speech for Adlai Stevenson." Speech Monographs 35 (June 1968): 129136.

Broadwater, Jeff. Adlai Stevenson and American Politics: The Odyssey of a Cold War Liberal. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1994.

Brown, Stuart Gerry. Adlai Stevenson: A Short Biography. Woodbury, NY: Barron's Woodbury Press, 1965.

Capp, Glenn R., ed. Great Society: A Sourcebook of Speeches. Belmont, CA: Dickenson Publishing Co., 1967.

Cochran, Bert. Adlai Stevenson: Patrician Among the Politicians. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1969.

Cuordileone, K. A. "Politics in an Age of Anxiety: Cold War Political Culture and the Crisis in American Masculinity." Journal of American History 87 (2000): 515545.

Davis, Kenneth. A Prophet in His Own Country: The Triumphs and Defeats of Adlai E. Stevenson. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1957.

Davis, Kenneth. The Politics of Honor: A Biography of Adlai E. Stevenson. New York: Putnam, 1967.

Democratic National Committee. Official Proceedings of the Democratic National Convention 1956. Richmond, VA: Beacon Press, Inc, 1956.

Doyle, Edward P., ed. As We Knew Adlai: The Stevenson Story by Twenty-Two Friends. New York: Harper & Row, 1966.

Einhorn, Lois J. "The Ghosts Talk: Personal Interviews with Three Former Speechwriters." Communication Quarterly 36 (1988): 94108.

Freed, Joshua. Allies of Convenience: The Political Relationship of Adlai and JFK. PhD diss. University of Maryland, 1997.

Johnson, Lyndon B. A Time for Action: A Selection From the Speeches and Writings of Lyndon B. Johnson 195364. Introduction by Adlai Stevenson. New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1964.

Johnson, Walter. How We Drafted Adlai Stevenson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955.

Kennedy, John F. "The Democratic National Convention Acceptance Address." Vital Speeches of the Day 26 (August 1, 1960): 610612.

Kennedy, John F. "For the Freedom of Man." Vital Speeches of the Day 27, no. 8 (February 1, 1961): 226227.

Martin, John Bartlow. Adlai Stevenson and the World: The Life of Adlai E. Stevenson. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1997.

McKeever, Porter. Adlai Stevenson: His Life and Legacy. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1989.

Miller, Perry. The New England Mind: From Colony to Province. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1953.

Muller, Herbert J. Adlai Stevenson: A Study in Values. New York: Harper & Row, 1967.

Murphy, John M. "Civic Republicanism in the Modern Age: Adlai Stevenson in the 1952 Presidential Campaign." Quarterly Journal of Speech 80 (1994): 313328.

Murphy, Richard. "Adlai E. Stevenson: Part I. Stevenson as Spokesman." Today's Speech 8 (February 1960): 35.

Murray, Thomas James. A Language Analysis of the Treatment of the Civil Rights Issue by the Presidential Candidates in Their 1956 Campaign Speeches. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms, 1979.

Ritter, Kurt W. "American Political Rhetoric and the Jeremiad Tradition: Presidential Nomination Acceptance Addresses, 19601976." Central States Speech Journal 31 (Fall 1980): 153171.

Sievers, Rodney M. The Last Puritan? Adlai Stevenson in American Politics. Port Washington, NY: Associated Faculty Press, 1983.

Slaybaugh, Douglas. "Adlai Stevenson, Television, and the Presidential Campaign of 1956." Illinois Historical Journal (Spring 1996): 316.

Stevenson, Adlai E. Major Campaign Speeches of Adlai E. Stevenson 1952. New York: Random House, 1953.

Stevenson, Adlai E. Call to Greatness. New York: Harper, 1954.

Stevenson, Adlai E. What I Think. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1956.

Stevenson, Adlai E. The New America. Edited by Seymour E. Harris, John Bartlow Martin, and Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1957.

Stevenson, Adlai E. Friends and Enemies: What I Learned in Russia. New York: Harper, 1959.

Stevenson, Adlai E. Putting First Things First: A Democratic View. New York: Random House, 1960.

Stevenson, Adlai E. Man of Honor, Man of Peace: The Life and Words of Adlai Stevenson. Edited by Michael P. Dineen and Robert L. Polley. New York: Putnam, 1965.

Stevenson, Adlai E. The Wit and Wisdom of Adlai Stevenson. New York: Hawthorn, 1965.

Stevenson, Adlai E. An Ethic for Survival: Adlai Stevenson Speaks on International Affairs 19361965. Edited by Michael H. Prosser. New York: William Morrow & Company Inc., 1969.

Stevenson, Adlai E. The Papers of Adlai Stevenson: Volume IV. Edited by Walter Johnson. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1974.

Stevenson, Adlai E. The Papers of Adlai Stevenson: Volume VI. Edited by Walter Johnson. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1974.

Thompson, Kenneth, ed. Lessons from Defeated Presidential Candidates. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1994.

Thomson, Charles A.H., and Frances M. Shattuck. The 1956 Presidential Campaign. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1960.

Walton, Richard J. The Remnants of Power: The Tragic Last Years of Adlai Stevenson. New York: Coward-McCann, 1968.

Whitman, Alden and the New York Times. Portrait: Adlai Stevenson: Politician, Diplomat, Friend. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.

Windes, Russel R., Jr. "Adlai E. Stevenson's Speech Staff in the 1956 Campaign." Quarterly Journal of Speech 46 (February 1960): 3243.

Windes, Russel R., Jr. "A Study of Effective and Ineffective Presidential Campaign Speaking." Speech Monographs 28 (March 1961): 3949.

Windes, Russel R., Jr., and James A. Robinson. "Public Address in the Career of Adlai E. Stevenson." Quarterly Journal of Speech 42 (October 1956): 225233.

 

Audio-Visual Materials

 

Adlai Stevenson: Corruption in Government. Mt. Kisco, NY: Educational Enrichment Materials, 1977. Filmstrip.

Face the Nation: The Communist World. Encyclopedia Americana/CBS News Audio Resource Library. Volume 7: Adlai E. Stevenson. Audiocassette.

John F. Kennedy: Pursuit of Happiness; Kennedy-Nixon Presidential Debate; Kennedy for President. Chicago: International Historic Films, 1985. Video Recording.

Stevens, Sufjan. "Adlai Stevenson." The Avalanche: Outtakes and Extras From the Illinois Album. Asthmatic Kitty Records. AKR022. 2006. Compact Disc.

Stevenson, Adlai E, and Alistair Cooke. America and Conformity: Adlai Stevenson and Alistair Cooke Discuss Individuality in the U.S. Center for Cassette Studies, 010 1834. Audiocassette.

Voices of History: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Douglas MacArthur, Adlai Stevenson. Spoken Arts Library For Intermediate Listeners, SAC 7049. Audiocassette.

 

On-Line Resources

 

Adlai E. Stevenson Gubernatorial Papers. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, http://www.state.il.us/hpa/lib/.

"A Select Bibliography of the Cold War." Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, http://www.eisenhower.utexas.edu/cold.htm.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library. National Archives and Records Administration, http://www.eisenhower.archives.gov/.

Eleanor Roosevelt Papers. "Adlai Stevenson." Teaching Eleanor Roosevelt, ed. by Allida Black, June Hopkins, et. al. Hyde Park, New York: Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, 2003, http://www.nps.gov/archive/elro/glossary/stevenson-adlai.htm.

Greenberg, David. "Adlai Stevenson: The Last of the Beautiful Losers." Slate. June 30, 2000. http://www.slate.com/default.aspx?id=85306.

Harvard Square Library. "Adlai E. Stevenson: A Voice of Conscience 19001965." Notable American Unitarians. http://www.harvardsquarelibrary.org/unitarians/stevenson.html.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. "Remarks by Senator John F. Kennedy at the Democratic National Convention, Conrad Hilton, Chicago, Illinois on August 16, 1956." Historical Resources. http://www.jfklibrary.org/Historical+Resources/Archives/ Reference+Desk/Speeches/JFK/JFK+Pre-Pres/002PREPRES12SPEECHES_56AUG16.htm.

National Public Radio. "Music Cues: Adlai Stevenson." February 5, 2000. http://www.npr.org/ programs/wesat/000205.stevenson.html.

Princeton University. "Adlai E. Stevenson Papers." Seeley G. Mudd Library at Princeton University. http://infoshare1.princeton.edu/libraries/firestone/rbsc/finding_aids/stevenson.html.

Princeton University. "Walter Johnson Papers on Adlai E. Stevenson." Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections. Princeton University Library. http://infoshare1.princeton.edu/libraries/ firestone/rbsc/finding_aids/johnsonw.html.

Princeton University. "W. Willard Wirtz Collection on Adlai E. Stevenson." Seeley G. Mudd Library at Princeton University. http://diglib.princeton.edu/ead/eadGetDoc.xq?id=/ead/mudd/ publicpolicy/MC149.EAD.xml.

Unitarian Universalist Historical Society. "Adlai Stevenson." Unitarian Universalist Association. http://www.uua.org/uuhs/duub/articles/adlaistevenson.html.

Washington Post. "Adlai Stevenson's Moment." Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost. com/wp-srv/world/iraq/stevenson_front.html.