Book Discussion on A View from Alger's Window

Mr. Hiss talked about his book, The View from Alger’s Window: A Son’s Memoir published by Knopf. The book uses Hiss'… read more

Mr. Hiss talked about his book, The View from Alger’s Window: A Son’s Memoir published by Knopf. The book uses Hiss' father’s letters from prison to tell the story of Alger Hiss and describes Mr. Hiss' experience as a young boy with the trial of his father which signaled the opening of the Cold War. Scenes were shown of his book signing. close

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  • Sam Anthony Director National Archives and Records Administration->Author Lecture Program
  • Tony Hiss Researcher New York University->Taub Urban Research Center

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Book Discussion on A View from Alger's Window

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Program ID:
124628-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 19, 1999
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 1999

Airing Details

  • Jun 19, 1999 | 5:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 27, 1999 | 1:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 28, 1999 | 2:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 1999 | 5:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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