Podcast: Irv Gellman on the Alger Hiss Case

Podcast: Irv Gellman on the Alger Hiss Case

Irwin F. Gellman is Author of “The President and the Apprentice: Eisenhower and Nixon, 1952-1961 Sixty-eight years ago, first-term Congressman Richard …read more

10 Things You Need to Know About Nixon the Congressman

10 Things You Need to Know About Nixon the Congressman

1. Richard Nixon won his first congressional election in 1946, where he defeated incumbent New Deal Democrat Jerry Voorhis in …read more

The Hiss Case — Still Relevant

The Hiss Case — Still Relevant

It was the case that first introduced Richard Nixon, then a first-term congressman from California, to the national political stage …read more

62 Years Ago – RN Exposes Alger Hiss

62 Years Ago – RN Exposes Alger Hiss

As the summer of 1948 uneventfully passed through July and entered August, Congressmen and Senators eagerly awaited a much needed …read more

Alger And Priscilla Hiss, 2009 Model

Alger And Priscilla Hiss, 2009 Model

In early June of this year readers of Washington’s two dailies woke up to the news of the arrest of …read more

Two New Books On Hiss-Chambers

Two New Books On Hiss-Chambers

May 31 marks the 50th anniversary of the start of Alger Hiss’s first trial for perjury, during which the onetime …read more

Hiss And The Rosenbergs In Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hiss And The Rosenbergs In Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bob Hoover, the book-review editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (and, thus, belonging to a breed now perhaps more rare than …read more