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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hiss, Alger.,
  • Chambers, Whittaker.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementthe Earl Jowitt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE743.5H55 J6 1953
The Physical Object
Pagination380 p.
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19139268M

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The strange case of Alger Hiss. [William Allen Jowitt Jowitt, Earl] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library:oclcnum\/a> \" \/span>\" ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. When Lord Jowitt’s book, The Strange Case of Alger Hiss, was about to appear in America, the copies that had already been distributed were withdrawn and it was announced that the publication was being delayed. The delay had something of that hint of the sinister that has hung over the Hiss case . A clear-eyed investigation into what is probably the biggest, longest cover-up in American history. As a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee, Richard Nixon led the investigations that first drew attention to Alger Hiss and his purported ties to the Soviet regime.5/5(4). During the 20 years following the publication of Hiss's memoir, three more books appeared that claimed to exonerate him. Two of the books, Fred Cook's The Unfinished Story of Alger Hiss () and John Chabot Smith's Alger Hiss: The True Story (), were written by journalists and built on Hiss's claim of a frame-up. Cook concluded that.

Author: Full title: The Strange Case of Alger Hiss Publisher: Edition: Binding: Hardback Book ID: Comments & Item Features Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Subjects: Hiss, Alger. Chambers, Whittaker. Book Condition Report: Book Condition: Very Good. On its spring books list, Doubleday announced that it would publish The Strange Case of Alger Hiss by the Earl Jowitt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain in Clement Attlee's Labor government. The book was eagerly awaited by U.S. partisans of Hiss, who understood (correctly) that Jowitt had reviewed the evidence and found the case against Hiss not. The Strange Case of Alger Hiss is a fascinating book. It includes verbatim transcripts, exhibits and explanations of them. William Allen Jowitt, 1st Earl Jowitt, was apparently a well regarded attorney and served as Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, where he had access to the Hiss material. The. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. The strange case of Alger Hiss Item Preview remove-circle.