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The Alger Hiss Story

During the height of the McCarthy era, a wide range of persons was brought before the House Un-American Activities Committee to answer charges that they were (or had been) involved in Communist activities. One of the most well-known individuals called before the Committee was Alger Hiss, who was serving as the president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace when he was called to answer...
The Alger Hiss Story: Search for the Truth

With the assistance of New York University Libraries and private foundation grants, Jeff Kisseloff, a cultural historian of the cold war, maintains this highly informative and well-stocked Website on the Alger Hiss case. Hiss was a State Department official in the 1930s and became the subject of intense scrutiny by the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) after being accused of spying...