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Alger Hiss's looking-glass wars : the covert life of a Soviet spy

Autor: G Edward White
Editora: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Biografia : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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"For decades, a great number of Americans saw Alger Hiss as an innocent victim of McCarthyism - a distinguished diplomat railroaded by an ambitious Richard Nixon. And even as the case against Hiss grew over time, his dignified demeanor helped create an aura of innocence that outshone the facts in many minds." "Now G. Edward White deftly draws together the countless details of Hiss's life - from his upper  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
History
Pessoa Denominada: Alger Hiss; Alger Hiss
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: G Edward White
ISBN: 0195153456 9780195153453
Número OCLC: 52766314
Descrição: xx, 297 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Conteúdos: Family and marriage --
Exposure --
Prison --
The campaign for vindication --
The campaign gains momentum --
The intervention of Allen Weinstein --
The Russian connection --
Alger Hiss's looking-glass wars.
Responsabilidade: G. Edward White.
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Draws together the details of Alger Hiss, an innocent victim of McCarthyism from his upper middle-class childhood in Baltimore and his brilliant success at Harvard to his later career as a self-made  Ler mais...

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"With his portrait of the man himself--as well as supporters, for whom almost no evidence was convincing--Mr. White has written the best book ever about Alger Hiss." -- Michael J. Ybarra, The Wall Ler mais...

 
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