Book Discussion on The 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' father’s letters from… read more

Book Discussion on The 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' 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 The 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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