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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Alger Hiss
RLIN number: NXCP88-A65
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Role in, impressions of conferences at Yalta, Dumbarton Oaks, San Francisco; details and consequences of the "Pumpkin papers case"; political philosophy; opinions on the New Deal, cold war, McCarthyism, parallel trials (Ellsberg, Berrigan, Chicago Seven), books written about his trials; impressions of Justice Holmes, other Supreme Court justices, New Deal personalities, John Foster Dulles, Adlai Stevenson.
Extent: Transcript: 280 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hiss, Alger, 1904-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Government official; Lawyer
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Ellis, Edward Robb
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of State
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Government executives--United States; Lawyers; National security--United States; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; U.S. Department of State; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; United States--Politics and government--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Hiss, Alger, 1904-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020219-15661