Whittaker Chambers in Books

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

C-SPAN 3: Cold War Era Spies – Whittaker Chambers

C-SPAN 3 airs new insight into the spy activities of Whittaker Chambers in the early 1930s, before the Hiss Case, taped during panel presentation of the Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG):

Airing Details:
Apr 27, 2014 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Apr 27, 2014 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
May 03, 2014 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
May 04, 2014 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3

http://www.c-span.org/video/?318550-2/cold-war-era-spies

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Chambers on Reinsch on Chambers

…I would go further. More than muffling Whittaker Chambers’s intellectual thought, Reinsch strangles it. He narrows Chambers’s vistas to his own private passion: conversion passages in Witness (page 83). Fixation aside, nothing is new… Reinsch ditches insight for personal bias.

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(Reprint from “Letters: Muffled—or Strangled?,” published in the January 2011 issue of The New Criterion)

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Whittaker Chambers, by Richard Reinsch

Reinsch’s treatment falls short… Where Chambers writes with passion and palpability, Reinsch offers fuzz. His prose muffles the screams…

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Sam Tanenhaus: An Un-American Life

This book is merely a reprint…

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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/