Arm upraised, Adlai Stevenson appeared before the Democratic National Convention after the party made him its presidential nominee in Chicago in 1956. He left the choice of the vice presidential running mate to the convention. The convention delegates eventually voted for Estes Kefauver.
Arm upraised, Adlai Stevenson appeared before the Democratic National Convention after the party made him its presidential nominee in Chicago in 1956. He left the choice of the vice presidential running mate to the convention. The convention delegates eventually voted for Estes Kefauver. File photo The Associated Press
Arm upraised, Adlai Stevenson appeared before the Democratic National Convention after the party made him its presidential nominee in Chicago in 1956. He left the choice of the vice presidential running mate to the convention. The convention delegates eventually voted for Estes Kefauver. File photo The Associated Press

1956 Democratic convention: Let the delegates decide who will be vice president

July 18, 2016 9:00 AM