WHITTAKER CHAMBERS then dropped a public bombshell when he led HOUSE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE investigators to his Maryland farm, and from a hollowed-out pumpkin pulled five rolls of 35mm film, which he said contained photos of documents implicating Hiss and others in an espionage conspiracy.
Sandy Grimes and Jeanne Vertefeuille were part of a five-person CIA team who were tasked with hunting down moles inside the agency and were responsible for the ultimate takedown of CIA traitor Aldrich "Rick" Ames, who was convicted of espionage in
Factory worker, trade unionist, Bolshevik leader of the All-Russian Central Council of Trade Unions. Right Oppositionist opposed to Trotsky. Accused in the first show trial (with Zinoviev and Kamenev) and committed suicide in
ALGER HISS, former state department employee, arrives at Federal Courthouse in New York City on June 24, 1949 for the second day on the stand testifying in his own behalf in his perjury trial. HISS on June 24 denied he had seen Whittaker Chambers, the government's key witness, since late May or early June 1936. He is accompanied by Mrs. Hiss.
Troubled marriage: Stalin and his second wife, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, had two children. Nadezhda was found dead in bed in 1932 with a revolver next to her. Her cause of death was officially recorded as appendicitis