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Do Not Leave This Prophet Without Honor

Robert D. Novak, a great and controversial political reporter, judged Eugene McCarthy’s nomination of Adlai Stevenson at the 1960 Democratic convention in Los Angeles to be “the greatest national convention speech I ever heard.” The Minnesota senator’s words echo in my memory: “Do not reject this man who, his enemies said, spoke above the heads […]

October 3, 2011