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2763Timelines, 1/25/2014, 12:00 am

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  • 2nd_Sight@yahoogroups.com
    Jan 24, 2014
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      Reminder from: 2nd_Sight Yahoo Group
       
      Title: Timelines
       
      Date: Saturday January 25, 2014
      Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time - Dublin / Edinburgh / Lisbon / London
      Notes: 1950: Alger Hiss, a well-heeled Harvard graduate who had concealed his membership of the US Communist Party and espionage for Stalins USSR, was found guilty of perjury in a US court, largely on the damning testimony of Whittaker Chambers, a Time Magazine senior editor and former Communist party member. A young lawyer named Richard Nixon was involved in Hisss downfall as well. The statute of limitations for espionage had expired, but Hiss was tried for perjury. Though Hiss was long a darling of the Left, including many in the media, who lionized him as the victim of a witch hunt (cf, the
       
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