Category Archives: Edgar Hoover

On This Day — Did Richard Nixon Frame Alger Hiss? (December 6 1948 – The Pumpkin Papers)

“As to whether Nixon would actually have gone as far as to frame Hiss, the later record includes disquieting instances of forgery or planting false information.” Anthony Summers — The Arrogance of Power: The Secret World of Richard Nixon  December … Continue reading

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On This Day — Did Richard Nixon Frame Alger Hiss? (December 6 1948 – The Pumpkin Papers) [2020]

“As to whether Nixon would actually have gone as far as to frame Hiss, the later record includes disquieting instances of forgery or planting false information.” Anthony Summers — The Arrogance of Power: The Secret World of Richard Nixon  December … Continue reading

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On This Day — Did Richard Nixon Frame Alger Hiss? [December 6 1948 – The Pumpkin Papers]

“It has been 50 years since Alger Hiss was convicted of perjury for denying that he had been a Soviet spy, but his case continues to fascinate and stir controversy. The reasons for this are not surprising. The case had … Continue reading

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70 Years Ago — Did Richard Nixon Frame Alger Hiss? [Dec. 6 1948 – The Pumpkin Papers]

“It has been 50 years since Alger Hiss was convicted of perjury for denying that he had been a Soviet spy, but his case continues to fascinate and stir controversy. The reasons for this are not surprising. The case had … Continue reading

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