An Analysis of Dr. James W. Hamilton's Book 'The Hiss Case Reconsidered'
67 Pages Posted: 7 Jul 2021
Date Written: June 22, 2021
This paper analyzes a privately published book that argues for the innocence of Alger Hiss. The paper concludes that the book is unconvincing and that the judgment that Hiss was a Soviet spy was correct.
Keywords: conspiracy, FBI, libel, perjury, trials, famous trials, political trials, Chambers, Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, Alger Hiss, treason, Communism, espionage, HUAC, House Un-American Activities Committee, Nixon, Pumpkin Papers, Cold War, McCarthyism, psychiatry
JEL Classification: K14
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