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Treasonable doubt : the Harry Dexter White spy case

Verfasser/in: R Bruce Craig
Herausgeber: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2004.
Ausgabe/Format   Gedrucktes Buch : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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"Whittaker Chambers and Elizabeth Bentley shocked America in 1948 with their allegations that Communist spies had penetrated the American government. The resulting perjury trial of Alger Hiss is already legendary, but Chambers and Bentley also named Harry Dexter White, a high-ranking Treasury official. (Hiss himself thought that White had been the real target of the House Un-American Activities Committee.) When
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Gattung/Form: Biography
History
Physisches Format Online version:
Craig, R. Bruce.
Treasonable doubt.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2004
(OCoLC)647551641
Name: Harry Dexter White; Harry Dexter White; Harry Dexter White
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: R Bruce Craig
ISBN: 0700613110 9780700613113
OCLC-Nummer: 53223608
Beschreibung: x, 436 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Inhalt: The making of a new dealer --
The early years --
Whittaker Chambers, Harry Dexter White, and the Washington, D.C., Communist Underground --
The Elizabeth Bentley story --
Harry Dexter White and the subversion of American foreign policy --
The econ-umists --
The quarter-billion-dollar German occupation-currency scandal --
Bretton Woods and the assault on American Internationalism --
A different peace: the Morgenthau plan for postwar Germany --
Harry Dexter White and the "Fall of China" --
Great expectations dashed --
The search for corroboration: five decades and beyond --
Herbert Brownell, J. Edgar Hoover, Harry S. Truman, and the Harry Dexter White controversy --
The half-century search: a matter of espionage --
The Harry Dexter White case in retrospect.
Verfasserangabe: R. Bruce Craig.
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Armed with a wealth of new information, Craig examines the controversial 1948 allegations that Communist spies had penetrated the American government, and explores the "ambiguities" that have haunted  Weiterlesen…

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