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This paper discusses the Alger Hiss spy scandal which pointed out a series of problems the American intelligence community faced during the Cold War years. The paper also discusses the way in which this case represented a milestone in the judicial practice of the US courts, especially because they relied on official documents to support and make their decision.
Sample of Sources Used:
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- Adolf Berle's Notes on his Meeting with Whittaker Chambers. Responses, reflections, and occasional papers. Avaliable on Internet, http://www.johnearlhaynes.org/page100.html#_ftnref3. Accessed 15 October 2006
- Crowell, William P. Remembrances of Venona. Available from Internet, http://history.sandiego.edu/gen/text/coldwar/venona-crowell.html. Accessed 15 October 2006
- Excerpts from Grand Jury Hearings Relating to the Alger Hiss Case December, 1948. Available from Internet, http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/hiss/hissgrandjury.html. Accessed 15 October 2006.
- Hede Massing. The Alger Hiss story. 2006. Available from Internet, http://homepages.nyu.edu/~th15/hedem.html. Accessed 15 October 2006
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