Old Timey Crimey #76: Alger Hiss - "Ideo-la-la-la-logies"

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Was it treason? Was it a friendship gone wrong? Or was it MORE than friendship? The world may never know. This week we talk about Alger Hiss who maaaaybeee committed espionage but maaaaybeee didn't.

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Sources:

John Lowenthal. “Venona and Alger Hiss.” http://algerhiss.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/lowenthal.pdf

FBI.gov. “Alger Hiss.” https://www.fbi.gov/history/famous-cases/alger-hiss

A Tissue of Lies: Nixon vs. Hiss. Morton & Michael Levitt.

Wikipedia. Alger Hiss, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alger_Hiss. International Juridical Association, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Juridical_Association. Navy V-12 program, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-12_Navy_College_Training_Program#Notable_graduates

James Thomas Gay. History net. “Was Washington official Alger Hiss a Communist Spy?” https://www.historynet.com/the-alger-hiss-spy-case-mayjune-98-american-history-feature.htm

Historynewsnetwork.org

CIA.gov

PBS.org

History.com

Janny Scott. New York Times. “Alger Hiss, Divisive Icon of the Cold War, Dies at 92.” https://web.archive.org/web/20091224132157/https://www.nytimes.com/1996/11/16/nyregion/alger-hiss-divisive-icon-of-the-cold-war-dies-at-92.html

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