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Hiss, Alger

Overview
Works: 412 works in 826 publications in 3 languages and 34,939 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Biography  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Legal petitions 
Roles: Speaker, Interviewee, Author, Collector, Author of introduction, Former owner, Other, Photographer
Classifications: E743.5, 351.74
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Most widely held works about Alger Hiss
 
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Most widely held works by Alger Hiss
The world at war( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container
The unfinished story of Alger Hiss by Fred J Cook( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A shorter version ... appeared in the Nation under the title, Hiss: new perspectives on the strangest case of our time."
In the court of public opinion by Alger Hiss( Book )

28 editions published between 1957 and 1972 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alger Hiss presents himself to "The Court of Public Opinion."
Universal Newsreels, Release 174, August 24, 1933( Visual )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal Newsreels, Release 177, September 4, 1933( Visual )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal Newsreels, Release 176, August 30, 1933( Visual )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal Newsreels, Release 175, August 28, 1933( Visual )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal Newsreels, Release 174, March 22, 1943( Visual )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal Newsreels, Release 173, March 19, 1943( Visual )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal Newsreels, Release 173, August 26, 1948( Visual )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal Newsreels, Release 174, August 30, 1948( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal Newsreels, Release 176, September 2, 1948( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal Newsreels, Release 175, September 1, 1948( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. versus Alger Hiss : transcript of testimony of Dr. Carl Binger by Carl Binger( )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychiatric testimony to impeach the credibility of the government witness, Whittaker Chambers
The world at war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secreatary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience
The world at war( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful and devastating historical chronicle of battle, comprised of penetrating interviews with world and military leaders, and the ordinary men and women who endured the war from the home fronts, that give viewers a chilling, first-hand experience of the Second World War. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
Recollections of a life by Alger Hiss( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A generation on trial: U.S.A. v. Alger Hiss by Alistair Cooke( Book )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case that defined an infamous era, as reported by one of the twentieth century’s most celebrated journalists In August 1948, a former Communist Party member named Whittaker Chambers testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee that a secret cell of Communists had infiltrated Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal administration. Chief among the conspirators, according to Chambers, was Alger Hiss, a former government attorney and State Department official who had taken part in the Yalta Conference and been instrumental in the creation of the United Nations. Hiss’s categorical denial of the charges, which led Chambers to produce evidence linking both men to Soviet espionage, quickly escalated into one of the most divisive episodes in American history and ignited the widespread fear and paranoia of the McCarthy era. As the US correspondent for the Manchester Guardian , Alistair Cooke reported extensively on the Hiss affair. In an atmosphere that he memorably compares to that of a seventeenth-century religious war, Cooke maintained a clear head and his signature intellectual rigor. A Generation on Trial , which begins with a brilliantly succinct summary of the case—“We are about to look at the trials of a man who was judged in one decade for what he was said to have done in another”—is both a fascinating historical document and a stirring example of journalistic integrity
World at war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished prespective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience
United States of America, appellee, against Alger Hiss, appellant. Brief for appellant by Alger Hiss( Book )

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alger Hiss Alleged Communist spy

Alger Hiss americký diplomat, špión Sovětského svazu

Alger Hiss Amerikaans jurist (1904-1996)

Alger Hiss avvocato e diplomatico statunitense

Alger Hiss Supposé espion soviétique

Alger Hiss US-amerikanischer Jurist

Элджер Хисс

אלג'ר היס

אלג'ר היס מרגל קומוניסטי

الجر هیس

アルジャー・ヒス

ヒス, アルジャー

阿爾杰·希斯

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