American politican, noted for his intellectual demeanor, elegant speech and promotion of liberal causes for the Democratic Party. He was the 31st Governor of Illinois and received the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States in 1952 and 1956. He was defeated both times by Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower. He sought the Democratic Presidential nomiination for a third time in 1960 but was defeated by Senator John F. Kennedy. Kennedy would appoint Stevenson as the Ambassador to the United Nations.
Measuring 19.5" x 14", this museum quality framed image of Stevenson shows him behind a bank of microphones. The image is captioned at the bottom saying "Gesturing ruefully after defeat, Adlai Stevenson says, "I have not communicated successfully." The photo is autographed beneath the microphones and signed, "Adlai E. Stevenson." $250*