It’s August 16th. On this day in 1956, Adlai Stevenson accepted the nomination for Democratic candidate for president. It was the second election in a row that he would go up against Eisenhower — and Stevenson was almost nominated again the following cycle.
Jody and Niki are joined by Harry Enten of CNN to talk about Stevenson and other figures who keep popping up in American politics.
Find a transcript of this episode at: https://tinyurl.com/esoterichistory
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