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April 26, 2018 By George Parry
On August 3, 1948, Time magazine’s associate editor Whittaker Chambers testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee that, in the 1930s, he had been “a member of the Communist Party and a paid functionary of that party.” He told the committee he had worked with a network of federal employees to bring about “the Communist infiltration of the American government.” He identified former State Department official Alger Hiss as a member of his spy network.
Hiss, a graduate of Harvard Law School, had clerked for Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. After his service in the State Department, he became president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the position he held at the time of Chambers’ testimony. He was Eastern…
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