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Topic - Whittaker
The Kanas City Chiefs put the game in the hands of their defense.
That Treasury Department official Harry Dexter White was a Soviet agent — perhaps the most important one in the Red-riddled Roosevelt administration — has been well-documented in defector reports and intercepted intelligence cables. Now startling new evidence has emerged on an attempt by White to tilt international economic policy in favor of the Soviet Union during the postwar Bretton Woods Conference in New Hampshire.
George Orwell said the real objective of socialism was not happiness but human brotherhood, which explains why so many socialists are unhappy. Their objective is unachievable as well as undesirable. Who, after all, wants to live in a world of seven billion siblings?
"Alger Hiss: Why He Chose Treason" rehashes the historical episode we aficionados call "The Case." In 1948, Alger Hiss, an up-by-his-bootstraps veteran of the U.S. State Department, was accused by journalist Whittaker Chambers of passing classified information to the Soviet Union. Chambers, an ex-communist who had been a courier for Red Army intelligence, knew whereof he
Does a tree still grow in Brooklyn? A poignant revival of a musical about struggling upward from poverty reminds us that yes, it can.
Sarah Palin has read the writings of such intellectual giants as Milton Friedman, Alexis de Tocqueville and Whittaker Chambers and such historical leaders as Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher.
To many readers today, Whittaker Chambers (1901-1961) seems a period figure from grainy newsreel footage of the 1940s and '50s: a time when (in Tom Wolfe's famous phrase) men wore "gray suits three sizes too big" and concerned themselves with affairs that are irrelevant to our present discontents.
Cody Johnson, a pile-driving touchdown scorer Texas coaches thought would be a short-yardage specialist, is now the starting tailback for the fifth-ranked Longhorns for the season-opening game at Rice.
Any objective person familiar with the record will conclude that Soviet Communism received a free ride from American "intellectuals" and the media during the 1930s and beyond.
"Today's conservatives resemble the exhumed figures of Pompeii, trapped in postures of frozen flight, clenched in the rigor mortis of a defunct ideology," Sam Tanenhaus writes in "The Death of Conservatism."
Michael Kimmage is a young, serious historian who gives us an intellectual history of the United States during the years surrounding World War II.
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