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Six Crises 2

In this post, I’ll talk some about Richard Nixon’s discussion of the Alger Hiss case in his 1962 book, Six Crises.  As I said yesterday, Nixon filled in a few of the gaps in my knowledge about the case (although … Continue reading

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Six Crises 1

I started Six Crises, which is the first book that Richard Nixon wrote.  Nixon wrote it shortly after his loss in the 1960 Presidential election.  I tried to read the book back when I was a kid, when I was … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician 6

In my latest reading of Nixon: The Education of a Politician, Stephen Ambrose talked about the Alger Hiss case.  I did not finish Ambrose’s discussion of it, but I’ll comment on what I did read. Let me start this post … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 8

I’m still reading Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952.  In this post, I’ll talk some about the Alger Hiss scandal. Elizabeth Bentley and Whittaker Chambers were former Communists, who were alleging that officials in the Franklin … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 7

My latest reading of Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952 focused on the Alger Hiss scandal.  I’ll go more deeply into the Alger Hiss scandal in my post tomorrow, for my latest reading brings up things … Continue reading

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