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In the notorious espionage case of the 1950s, former Communist agent Whittaker Chambers fingered high-level State Department employee Alger Hiss as a Soviet spy--for which Chambers was highly censured by the media. Based on this never-before-published collection of letters, Chambers now is awarded post-mortem accolades as an individual filled with courage and vision.
Hardcover, 342 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by Regnery Publishing
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Excellent letters, but if only the author had published them and not the recipient!
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Whittaker Chambers born Jay Vivian Chambers and also known as David Whittaker, was an American writer and editor. A Communist party member and Soviet spy, he later renounced communism and became an outspoken opponent. He is best known for his testimony about the perjury and espionage of Alger Hiss.

In 1952, Chambers's book Witness was published to widespread acclaim. The book was a combination of a
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