Alger Hiss

Alger Hiss

Alger Hiss was an American government official who was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1948 and convicted of perjury in connection with this charge in 1950. Before he was accused and tried, he was involved in the establishment of the United Nations both as a U.S. State Department and U.N. official. Wikipedia*

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Alger Hiss has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1948 House Committee.

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Official, Department of State c. August 5, 1948 - c. August 4, 1948 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Hiss-Chambers Hearing

    Hiss-Chambers Hearing

    Mr. Chambers and Mr. Hiss appeared with each other before the committee. This was the first House committee hearing to be…

  • Hiss-Chambers Hearing

    Hiss-Chambers Hearing

    Alger Hiss responded to Whittaker Chambers testimony from August 3.

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