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- Hiss was a student at Harvard during a feverish campaign to save Sacco and Vanzetti, the two Italian anarchists accused of murder.
- Hiss was the first lawyer ever readmitted to the Massachusetts bar after a major criminal conviction.
- Hiss, a member of the Yalta delegation, was one of just four State Department officials who traveled from Yalta to Moscow.
- Hiss, the Rosenbergs, Oppenheimer, and atomic espionage, indeed, all other subjects dealt with in the book were entirely absent.
- Hiss was charged with two counts of perjury; the grand jury could not indict him for espionage since the statute of limitations had run out.
- Very evidential in the case of the Flatwoods Monster is the description of its cry as "something between a hiss and a high-pitched squeal" (Barker 1953).
- Shortly after this King Richard returns and puts Prince John in jail, along with Sir Hiss and the sheriff.
- Terry-Thomas supplies the voice for Sir Hiss, who is appropriately gap-toothed, much to the advantage of his forever-flickering tongue.
- His consort, Sir Hiss, is a snake in charge of the royal treasury and of soothing the prince.
- One of the Venona cables mentions a Soviet agent named "Ales," and a note on the cable reads, "Probably Alger Hiss." That is what Bird is questioning.
- Hiss argued against Stalin's proposal for one vote for each of the Soviet Republics in the UN General Assembly (a total of 16 votes).
- Alger Hiss was born in Baltimore on 11th November, 1904.
- Late in his life, we reported, he felt vindicated by a Russian general's claim that there were no records to support the claim that Hiss was a spy.
- When Chambers repeated his claim in a radio interview, Hiss filed a defamation lawsuit against him.
- In some cases, notably that of Alger Hiss, the matching of a Venona code name to an individual is disputed.
- Hiss contended later that his relationship with Chambers ended in 1936, a point strongly disputed by Chambers.
- For example, the authors claim that J. Peters "played a key role in Chambers' story" that Hiss was a Soviet spy.
- Congressman Richard Nixon plays a key role in obtaining evidence to convict Hiss while also winning national attention for himself.
- Mr. Hiss eventually was convicted of perjury for lying about whether he had passed along secrets.
- Hiss also denied knowing that Field, his friend, was a Communist.
- Dmitry A. Volkogonov: When I was approached about the Alger Hiss case, I tried to examine all the archives of the Foreign Intelligence Department.
- Hiss maintained his innocence to his death; Soviet files made public in 1995 convinced most observers that he had been guilty, but controversy lingers.
- Hiss challenged him to repeat his charges in public without the benefit of such protection.
- Still Hiss becomes even less likable under this scrutiny.
- One politician that fell under this scrutiny was Alger Hiss, a government official in Washington.
- In particular, the committee, with the leadership of Martin Dies and Richard Nixon, brought about the trial and imprisonment of Alger Hiss.
- Hiss may have adopted a similar role of the innocent liberal whose imprisonment was an indictment of American society.
- Furthermore, as late as 1992, the Washington Post ran a news item stating three times that there was “no evidence” that Hiss was a Soviet agent.
- When Alger Hiss was interviewed by the Washington Post in 1986, he answered in the affirmative when asked whether he admired Stalin.
- The New York Times ran a similar a story the same day, and it too mentioned Hiss.
- Reading Alger Hiss's Mind - New York Times IF you are too young to care much about Alger Hiss, move on.
- White contends that, as the years rolled on, Hiss found his raison d'être in the useless charade of seeking vindication.
- They had known of names such as Alger Hiss for years.
- Hiss was first brought under suspicion by a statement of his friend, ex Communist Whittaker Chambers.
- When Allen Weinstein began work on Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case, he was somewhat sympathetic to Hiss and expected to argue for his innocence.
- The document had been in the office of the Director of the Office of Special Political Affairs, one Alger Hiss.
- The typewriting of the documents would be important to the case to prove that Hiss was guilty.
- Summoned as a witness, Hiss denied that he had ever been a communist or had known Chambers, a former Communist Party member.
- Hiss in the seventies used the political fallout from the Watergate scandal in an attempt to rehabilitate his own reputation.
- Nixon's downfall in the Watergate scandal would cast new doubts on the Alger Hiss trial, since Nixon had ordered his subordinates to commit criminal acts.
- He omits altogether the story of Chambers' friendship with Hiss, though he never doubts its authenticity.
- As Allen Weinstein conducted his research, however, he became convinced that Hiss was indeed guilty of betraying his country.
- The film begins after Prince John and Sir Hiss have tricked the true King into leaving the country on a phony crusade.
- Alger Hiss was a controversial figure in American politics following World War II. His trials for perjury in 1949 and 1950 divided the country.
- Jacoby also seems to embrace the notion that Hiss engaged in espionage because the Soviet Union was the only country openly opposing Hitler.
- White makes a convincing case that we can't know why Hiss gave his allegiance to the Soviet Union.
- Alger Hiss, a State Department official, was accused of spying for the Soviet Union in 1948.
- However, as a result of this investigation, Hiss was charged with perjury.
- Alger Hiss constantly denied the allegations of Chambers's.
- The author aligns herself with those who are still skeptical that Alger Hiss was a Soviet agent.
- Hornbeck had been a lecturer on the far east at Harvard university when Hiss was a student there.
- Also at the conference, a stepson of Hiss argued that Hiss' chief accuser invented the spy allegations after his sexual advances were rejected.
- At Yalta, it was Hiss who had twice handed over to Ambassador Andrei Gromyko the U.S. draft of the invitation for the conference.
- After examining Hiss's schedule during the conference, historian Bruce Craig writes that the charges against Hiss are unfounded.
- Chambers's accusation against Hiss was made before a committee of the House of Representatives.
- He argued that even if the committee could not prove Hiss was a Communist, it should investigate whether he ever knew Chambers.
- Since Chambers still presented no evidence, the committee had initially been inclined to take the word of Hiss on the matter.
- However, when the great controversy about the Hiss case was raging, Berle testified under oath that Chambers merely had mentioned a Marxist study group.
- Chambers was at the height of his career when the Hiss case broke later that year.
- McCarthy had very little to do with the Hiss case which was exposed by the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
- While Chambers would prevail over Hiss, communism would continue its advance, here and abroad.
- Both Hiss and White denied any involvement with Communism or espionage.
- Whittaker Chambers had no knowledge of Hiss after his own break with Communism in 1938.
- FBI Special Agent Robert Lamphere identified the Soviet spy known by the codename "ALES" in one decoded cable as "probably Alger Hiss".
- With the release of declassified materials in Russia and the United States, there is no doubt that Alger Hiss was indeed a Soviet spy.
- The fourth book was Whittaker Chambers' "Witness" (1952), the autobiography of the ex-Communist agent who outed Alger Hiss as a Soviet spy.
- John Herrmann, author; assistant to Harold Ware; employed at the AAA; courier and document photographer for the Ware group; introduced Chambers to Hiss.
- These were documents that Hiss had provided to Chambers (who acted as a courier) for transfer to his Soviet handlers.
- The statute of limitations was not an issue, however, on the question of whether Alger Hiss committed perjury.
- For those denials, Hiss was charged with perjury (the three-year statute of limitations of the day prevented espionage charges from being filed).
- Some of the papers were dated later than the time when Hiss claimed to have ceased all contact with Chambers, AKA "Crosley".
- At the time he founded the U.N.―and Hiss was the first acting secretary-general of the organization―he was a State Department official.
- It is well worth the time of anyone interested in Hiss or the history of espionage.
- Vyshinski was at Yalta, and did go on to Moscow, as did Alger Hiss (for a day with Sec.
- The shaming of Alger Hiss as a Soviet agent who fed US secrets to Moscow casts a shadow as long as that of Philby, Burgess and Maclean's betrayal of Britain.
- The Venona transcript with the most relevance to the Hiss case is #1822, sent March 30, 1945, from the Soviets' Washington station chief to Moscow.
- Hiss testified that he had nothing to do with the decision that these votes be granted and that he opposed the extra votes.
- National Security: Leftist academics are determined to rehabilitate the reputation of Alger Hiss, the high-level U.S. diplomat and Soviet spy.
- When in the 40's he worked as a diplomat, Mr. A. Hiss did have official professional contacts with Soviet officials.
- In The Haunted Wood, the co-authors do not explain why they cite no authority or source for ascribing "Lawyer" as a code name for Hiss.
- After being asked to identify Chambers from a photograph, Hiss indicated that his face "might look familiar" and requested to see him in person.
- Until October, 1948, Chambers had repeatedly stated that Hiss had not engaged in espionage, even when he testified under oath.
- Alger Hiss, accused of Communist espionage, takes an oath during hearings before the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
- Hiss denied the charge but was later convicted of lying under oath and was imprisoned.
- Instead, Hiss was indicted for two counts of perjury relating to testimony he had given before a federal grand jury the previous December.
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