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Whittaker Chambers (1901–1961)

Whittaker Chambers was born in Philadelphia and raised on Long Island. While a student at Columbia College, he edited The Morningside literary magazine (now Columbia Review). In 1925, he dropped out altogether to join the Communist Party of the United States of America or CPUSA (then the Workers Party of America). He wrote first for The Daily ... See full bio »

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 1999 The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1998 Cold War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Reds (1998) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1995 Nixon
Himself - Testifying before HUAC (uncredited)
 1960 Project XX (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Former Communist Party Member
- Not So Long Ago (1960) ... Himself - Former Communist Party Member

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Attended Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) in Westminster, Maryland. See more »

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