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Weinstein, Allen, author
Perjury : the Hiss-Chambers case / Allen Weinstein
Alternate Title Hiss-Chambers case
Third edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Stanford, California : Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E748.H59 W44 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Hiss, Alger
Chambers, Whittaker
Subject(s) Communism -- United States -- History
Subversive activities -- United States -- History
Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- United States
Trials (Perjury) -- United States
Physical Description viii, 753 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [713]-728) and index
Contents HUAC: a month of headlines -- Alger and Whittaker : the crucible of family -- The un-secret agent -- The Ware Group and the New Deal -- Perjury : a question of documents -- The dual life -- Spies and bureaucrats : the stolen documents -- Perjury : a question of candor -- The defection of "Karl" -- Alger and Whittaker : the forging of careers -- Rumors and whispers : the pursuit of evidence -- Deadlock : the first trial -- Conviction : the second trial -- Cold war iconography I : Alger Hiss as myth and symbol -- Alger and Whittaker : the vigil and the death watch -- Cold War iconography II : from Watergate to Red Square -- The Hiss labyrinth : six profiles
Series Hoover Institution Press publication ; 567

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