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Alger Hiss (1904–1996)

Baltimore-born Alger Hiss was a graduate of Harvard Law School. He was a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and a protégé of renowned legal scholar Felix Frankfurter. He was a counsel to the Nye Committee in Congress when it was investigating the munitions industry in 1934, and in 1936 he was made an aide to the Assistant ... See full bio »

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 1974 The World at War (TV Series documentary)
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- The Bomb: February-September 1945 (1974) ... Himself
 1962 Howard K. Smith (TV Series)
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- The Political Obituary of Richard M. Nixon (1962) ... Himself - Guest
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 1999 The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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 1998 Cold War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Reds (1998) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1995 Nixon
Himself - Testifying before HUAC (uncredited)
 1980 The Trials of Alger Hiss (Documentary)
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 1975 McCarthy: Death of a Witch Hunter (Documentary)
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 1960 Project XX (TV Series documentary)
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- Not So Long Ago (1960) ... Himself - Accused of Spying
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In August 1948 former Communist Whittaker Chambers accused Hiss of being a fellow member of an underground Soviet spy cell named The Ware Group, which Chambers claimed was founded by the son of American Communist Party co-founder Ella Reeve. Hiss denied the allegation but was eventually convicted of perjury and sentenced to five years in federal prison. See more »

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