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): 129–136.

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): 515–545.

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): 94–108.

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 1953–64. 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): 610–612.

Kennedy, John F. “For the Freedom of Man.” Vital Speeches of the Day 27, no. 8 (February 1, 1961): 226–227.

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): 313–328.

Murphy, Richard. “Adlai E. Stevenson: Part I. Stevenson as Spokesman.” Today’s Speech 8 (February 1960): 3–5.

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, 1960–1976.” Central States Speech Journal 31 (Fall 1980): 153–171.

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): 3–16.

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 1936–1965. 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): 32–43.

Windes, Russel R., Jr. “A Study of Effective and Ineffective Presidential Campaign Speaking.” Speech Monographs 28 (March 1961): 39–49.

Windes, Russel R., Jr., and James A. Robinson. “Public Address in the Career of Adlai E. Stevenson.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 42 (October 1956): 225–233.

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,

“A Select Bibliography of Dwight D. Eisenhower.” Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library,

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library. National Archives and Records Administration,

The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project. “Adlai Stevenson: 1900-1965.” Teaching Eleanor Roosevelt,

Greenberg, David. “Adlai Stevenson: The Last of the Beautiful Losers.” Slate. June 30, 2000.

Harvard Square Library. “Adlai E. Stevenson: A Voice of Conscience 1900–1965.” Notable American Unitarians.

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.

National Public Radio. “Music Cues: Adlai Stevenson.” February 5, 2000.

Princeton University. “Adlai E. Stevenson Papers.” Seeley G. Mudd Library at Princeton University.

Princeton University. “Walter Johnson Papers on Adlai E. Stevenson.” Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections. Princeton University Library.

Princeton University. “W. Willard Wirtz Collection on Adlai E. Stevenson.” Seeley G. Mudd Library at Princeton University.

Unitarian Universalist Historical Society. “Adlai Stevenson.” Unitarian Universalist Association.

“Was it an Adlai Stevenson Moment?” The Guardian.

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