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Whittaker Chambers

Author (1-Apr-1901 — 9-Jul-1961)


William F. Buckley (editor). Odyssey of a Friend: Whittaker Chambers' Letters to William F. Buckley, 1954-1961. New York: National Review. 1969. 303pp.

Michael Kimmage. The Conservative Turn: Lionel Trilling, Whittaker Chambers, and the Lessons of Anti-Communism. Harvard University Press. 2009. 440pp.

Ronald Seth. The Sleeping Truth: The Hiss-Chambers Affair Reappraised. New York: Hart Publishing Company. 1968. 292pp.

Patrick Swan. Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers and the Schism in the American Soul. Chicago: Intercollegiate Studies Institute. 2002. 350pp.

Sam Tanenhaus. Whittaker Chambers: A Biography. New York: Random House. 1997. 638pp.

Ralph de Toledano; Victor Lasky. Seeds of Treason: The True Story of the Hiss-Chambers Tragedy. Newsweek. 1950. 284pp.

Allen Weinstein. Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1978. 674pp.

E. J. Worth. Whittaker Chambers: The Secret Confession. Mazzard. 1993.

Meyer A. Zeligs. Friendship and Fratricide: An Analysis of Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss. New York: Viking Press. 1967. 476pp.


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  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.132)

  9. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.296-97)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.125)

  11. Legends in Their Own Time (p.46)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.52)

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