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Alger Hiss

Government (11-Nov-1904 — 15-Nov-1996)


Fred J. Cook. The Unfinished Story of Alger Hiss. William Morrow. 1958. 184pp.

Alistair Cooke. A Generation on Trial: USA v. Alger Hiss. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1950. 342pp.

Alger Hiss. Recollections of a Life. London: Unwin Hyman. 1988. 240pp.

Alger Hiss. In the Court of Public Opinion. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1957. 424pp.

Tony Hiss. Laughing Last: Alger Hiss. Houghton Mifflin. 1977. 194pp.

Tony Hiss. The View from Alger's Window: A Son's Memoir. Random House. 1999. 241pp.

Susan Jacoby. Alger Hiss and the Battle for History. Yale University Press. 2009. 272pp.

The Earl Jowitt. The Strange Case of Alger Hiss. Doubleday. 1953. 380pp.

Morton Levitt; Michael Levitt. A Tissue of Lies: Nixon vs. Hiss. McGraw-Hill. 1979. 353pp.

Doreen Rappaport. The Alger Hiss Trial. HarperCollins. 1993. 184pp.

William A. Reuben. The Honorable Mr. Nixon and the Alger Hiss Case. Action Books. 1956. 142pp.

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

John Chabot Smith. Alger Hiss: The True Story. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1976. 485pp.

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

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.

G. Edward White. Alger Hiss' Looking-Glass Wars: The Covert Life of a Soviet Spy. Oxford University Press. 2004. 297pp.

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. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.546)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.329)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.313)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.714)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.490)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.337)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.238)

  14. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.158)

  15. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.413)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.175)

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