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Whittaker Chambers

a biography

by Sam Tanenhaus

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Chambers, Whittaker,
    • Hiss, Alger,
    • Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History,
    • Spies -- United States -- Biography,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [603]-606) and index.

      StatementSam Tanenhaus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE743.5 .T36 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 638 p. :
      Number of Pages638
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL997382M
      ISBN 100394585593
      LC Control Number96036087

      Whittaker Chambers, American journalist, Communist Party member, Soviet agent, and a principal figure in the Alger Hiss case, one of the most publicized espionage incidents of the Cold War. Chambers grew up on Long Island, N.Y., and attended Columbia University in New York City, where he studied. Whittaker Chambers: A Biography by Sam Tanenhaus beautifully relates the life of the author of that book - a man who was for many the epitome of the outspoken anti-communist in the middle of the twentieth century. But Whittaker Chambers was much more. He was an intellectual educated at Columbia, although he did not receive a degree/5(7).

      The long awaited, long delayed, personal testament of Whittaker Chambers who shared with Alger Hiss in the most controversial case of our time, not only in the enigmatic features of the case itself, in the violent partisanship of belief- or disbelief- in the two men involved, but more largely in its ultimate significance, established by the verdict, of the existence of Communist infiltration. Mr. Tanenhaus talked about his book, [Whittaker Chambers: A Biography], published by Random House. Whittaker Chambers was a communist author and Soviet agent in his youth and later became a writer.

      Whittaker Chambers was an American writer and editor. A member of the Communist Party USA and Soviet spy, he renounced communism and became an outspoken opponent of it. He testified at Alger Hiss’s perjury and espionage trial. He described both events in his book Witness, published in Oct 21,  · Whittaker Chambers' harrowing account of his journey to hell and back-through espionage, treason, and terror-is, ultimately, a story of faith. First published in , Witness came on the heels of America's trial of the century, in which Whittaker Chambers accused Alger Hiss, a full-standing member of the political establishment, of spying for the Soviet Union. In this penetrating Author: Whittaker Chambers.


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Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chambers grew up in Lynbrook, NY, and studied at Columbia University. Inhe became a communist, editing the _Daily Worker_ newspaper and _New Masses_ magazine. This is the official website of Whittaker Chambers.

[Whittaker Chambers before HUAC on August 03, ] Whittaker Chambers () was an American writer and editor. Born in Philadelphia, he grew up in Lynbrook, Long Island, and studied at Columbia.

Whittaker Chambers first came to public notice in — including an article in TIME magazine — for his translation of Felix Salten‘s Bambi: A Life in the Woods (New York: Simon & Schuster, ). More than a dozen translations followed over the next dozen years.

The same period covered his work at the Daily Worker newspaper (), the New Masses magazine (), the Soviet. Whittaker Chambers born Jay Vivian Chambers and also known as David Whittaker, was an American writer and editor.

A Communist party member and Soviet spy, he later renounced communism and became an outspoken opponent. He is best known for his /5. Nov 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Witness book by Whittaker Chambers. First published inWitness was at once a literary effort, a philosophical treatise, and a bestseller.

Whittaker Chambers had just participated in America's Free shipping over $/5(5). Tanenhaus’s previous book, Whittaker Chambers: A From to he was a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, where he wrote often on politics.

His work has also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, The New York Review of Books, and many other publications/5. External links "Whittaker Chambers in Books"cecertificationmumbai.com; Authors Guild "Testimony of Whittaker Chambers before HUAC".August 3, Archived from the original on July 21, "Testimony of Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss before HUAC".

Dec 08,  · Jay Vivian Chambers ( –), known as Whittaker Chambers, was an American editor who denounced his Communist spying and became respected by the American Conservative movement during the s. After early years as a Communist Party member and Soviet spy, he defected from communism (underground and open party) and worked at Time magazine.5/5.

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But as Richard Reinsch reminds us in the latest volume in ISI Books' acclaimed Library of Modern Thinkers, Chambers was more than just a government informant; he was a profoundly important thinker who grappled with the nature of modern man’s predicaments.

Whittaker Chambers goes far beyond all previous accounts of the Hiss case, re-creating its improbably twists and turns, and disentangling the motives that propelled a vivid cast of characters in unpredictable directions.

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Apr 02,  · The wave of publicity about Robert Hanssen, a veteran FBI agent who became a master spy for the Russians, brings to mind a far different man--Whittaker Chambers, a. Witness by Whittaker Chambers and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at cecertificationmumbai.com Mar 06,  · One might wonder why an almost page book written 67 years ago () by an author who died in would still have any relevance today.

The book is Witness by Whittaker Chambers. It is both an autobiography and a “tell-all” book of a complicated life, of espionage, of a notorious court case, and, finally, of a complete conversion.

Whittaker Chambers (circa ) Interested. Please contact ” info at whittakerchambers dot org “ (For more information about the person, visit cecertificationmumbai.com). In this philosophical memoir, Whittaker Chambers recounts the famous Alger Hiss spy trial as well as his own experiences as a Communist agent in the United States and his later renunciation of communism.

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Drawing on dozens of interviews and on materials from forty archives in the United States and abroad--including still-classified KGB dossiers--Tanenhaus traces the remarkable journey that led Chambers from a sleepy Long Island village to center stage in America's greatest political trial and then, in his last years 4/5(2).