Whittaker Chambers in Books

Reviews books with Whittaker Chambers tagged either as Subject, Actor, Mentioned, or Implied

Red Conspirator, by Thomas Sakmyster

From August 3, 1948, until today, America has had to wait to learn more about the head of Soviet espionage in Washington during the 1930s.

On that day, Whittaker Chambers (my grandfather) told the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) under subpoena…

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Alger Hiss and the Battle for History

I looked forward to Alger Hiss and the Battle for History. How would she weigh in on the Hiss case?…

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Thomas B. Allen: Declassified

If Mr. Allen’s treatment of the Pumpkin Papers is any indication of the rest of the book, it renders little of its intended service…

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About

Whittaker Chambers (1901-1961) was a TIME senior editor and translator (including Bambi), best known as the former spy who, under HUAC subpoena, accused Alger Hiss and six other former Federal employees of Communist Party allegiance, leading to the Hiss-Chambers Case (1948-1950), and recounted in his memoirs, Witness (1952):  more at http://www.WhittakerChambers.org/