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Martin Lewis

Martin Lewis

Posted: February 20, 2008 12:04 PM

How The Inspirational Candidate Of Change From Illinois Beats The Republican War Hero


Alumnus of the Harvard Law School...
Respected politician from Illinois...
Inspirational speaker
Running against a decorated Republican war hero...
The Democratic Candidate For President:

"There is a new America every morning when we wake up. It is upon us whether we will it or not. The new America is the sum of many small changes -- a new subdivision here, a new school there, a new industry where there had been swampland -- changes that add up to a broad transformation of our lives. Our task is to guide these changes. For, though change is inevitable, change for the better is a full-time job."

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- Adlai Stevenson - September 1956

Adlai Stevenson
• Harvard Law School (1923)
• Governor Of Illinois (1949-1953)
• Democratic Candidate For President (1952 & 1956)

1952
Eisenhower vs Stevenson
Electoral vote: 442--89
States carried: 39--9
Popular vote: 34,075,529--27,375,090
Percentage: 55.2%--44.3%

1956
Eisenhower vs Stevenson
Electoral vote: 457--73
States carried: 41--7
Popular vote: 35,579,180--26,028,028
Percentage: 57.4% --42.0%

THIS BLOG ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THE HUFFINGTON POST ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 7th 1956 - THE DAY AFTER THE SECOND SUCCESSIVE LANDSLIDE ROUT OF THE "INSPIRATIONAL CANDIDATE OF CHANGE" FROM ILLINOIS RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT AGAINST THE REPUBLICAN WAR HERO...

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