How Alger Hiss Was Framed: The Latest Theory

31 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2019

Date Written: September 25, 2019

Abstract

This paper debunks the theory that Alger Hiss, the Soviet spy and American diplomat, may have been framed by the US Army Counterintelligence Corps.

Keywords: Hiss, Chambers, Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, espionage, trials, Nixon, army counterintelligence corps, spying, trials

JEL Classification: K14

Suggested Citation

Berresford, John W., How Alger Hiss Was Framed: The Latest Theory (September 25, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3460474 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3460474

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