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Adlai E. Stevenson III

Adlai Ewing Stevenson III was an American attorney and politician of the Democratic Party who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1970 until 1981. A member of the prominent Stevenson family, he also served as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives and Illinois Treasurer. He unsuccessfully ran for governor of Illinois in 1982 and 1986. He has been awarded Japan’s Order of the Sacred Treasure with gold and silver stars and is an honorary Professor of Renmin University, China. Wikipedia*

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Adlai E. Stevenson III has eight videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Interview. The year with the most videos was 2008 with two videos as a Chair for the Board of Directors in the Stevenson (Adlai) Center on Democracy. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 6,954 views per program. Most appearances with Adele Simmons (2), Richard Norton Smith (2), Alvin Liebling (2). Most common tags: U.S. History, Washington Politics.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present Chair, Board of Directors, Stevenson (Adlai) Center on Democracy

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U.S. Senator, D-IL November 17, 1970 - January 3, 1981 Videos: 5

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