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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

CHAMBERS, WHITTAKER.

The appearance before the House Un American Activities Committee of  Elizabeth Bentley in 1947 prompted former Time journalist Chambers, who had confessed to having acted as a courier for a  Soviet spy ring, to give further testimony relating to Harry Dexter White and to name Alger Hiss as an agent. Having denied the  allegations, Hiss eventually was convicted of perjury.