Author: Allen Weinstein
Publisher: Hoover Inst Press
ISBN: 9780817912253
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This third edition of Perjury brings the controversial Alger Hiss case up to date with evidence that has only come to light in the past two decades.

Early Cold War Spies

Author: John Earl Haynes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139460242
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Alger. Hiss–Whittaker. Chambers. Case. T. HE HISS-CHAMBERS CASE
GENERATED MORE NEWSPAPER and media coverage and more angry debate
than any of the other early spy cases. It did so because the accused spy, Alger
Hiss, was a prominent member of the Washington foreign policy establishment
that had come to power under ... This bitterly angry debate not only predominated
at the time but has continued in the more than fifty years since Hiss was convicted
of perjury.

Zechariah Chafee Jr Defender Of Liberty And Law

Author: Donald L. Smith
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674966857
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13. Allen Weinstein, Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case (New York, 1979), xvi.
Weinstein, who assesses the major conspiracy theories in an appendix, refers to
the "partisan exhortation [that] has characterized almost every book written on the
case, with the notable exception of Alistair Cooke's early study." Cooke's book,
which Chafee admired and which contains a chronology of the case at 342, is A
Generation on Trial (New York, 1950). A book defending Hiss is John Chabot
Smith, ...

Historians In Trouble

Author: Jon Wiener
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1595588523
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Allen Weinstein, Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case (New York: Knopf, 1978);
Victor Navasky, “Allen Weinstein's 'Perjury': The Case Not Proved Against Alger
Hiss,” The Nation, April 8, 1978, 393–401. Victor Navasky, letter to the editor,
New Republic, May 13, 1978, 38. “Allen Weinstein Replies,” New Republic, May
13, 1978, 38. He made the same pledge elsewhere: “the files on which I based
my research . . . will be deposited in the Truman Library.” Weinstein quoted in
David Farrell, ...

Cbs S Don Hollenbeck

Author: Loren Ghiglione
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231516894
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Whittaker Chambers, a senior editor at Time, had accused Hiss of passing
government secrets to the Soviets. Hollenbeck avoided portraying Hiss as a
wronged innocent. Other press critics were not as careful. A.J. Liebling depicted
Hiss as a lamb being led to journalistic slaughter—trial by newspaper. The
historian Allen Weinstein, author of Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case (1978),
said Liebling was “an adviser and tipster for Hiss's lawyers.” Weinstein felt that
Liebling's role raised ...

The Alger Hiss Espionage Case

Author: T. Michael Ruddy
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780155085602
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Part of the American Stories Series, THE ALGER HISS ESPIONAGE CASE follows this famous espionage case from the time Whittaker Chambers, appearing before a congressional committee, accused Alger Hiss of being a member of the Communist Party ...

Historical Dictionary Of The 1950s

Author: James Stuart Olson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313306198
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Chambers also delivered to Congressman Richard M. Nixon,* who headed the
HUAC hearings, five rolls of microfilm, dubbed the "pumpkin papers" because
Chambers had concealed them inside a pumpkin on his upstate New York farm.
Chambers claimed that Hiss had given him the microfilm. Because the statute of
limitations had expired on the crime of treason, Hiss was indicted for perjury. Hiss
went on trial in 1949, but the case ended up in a hung jury. Later in 1949, a
second ...

Alger Hiss The True Story

Author: John Chabot Smith
Publisher: Holt McDougal
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A fully documented account and analysis of the in-camera and behind-the-scenes events, figures, and ingredients of the Hiss hearings and trials, subjecting Whittaker Chambers, Richard Nixon, and others to new scrutiny and judgment.

Ghosts On The Roof

Author: Whittaker Chambers
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412824590
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I have omitted the poems Chambers published in various magazines between
1926 and 193 1 and the juvenilia that appeared in The Morningside, an
undergraduate literary magazine of Columbia College, between 1922 and 1924.
A partial checklist of Chambers's early writings appears in Allen Weinstein's
Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978). Articles
published in Time during Chambers's tenure there were unsigned. Prior to 1948,
Time Inc. publicly ...