Even after all the evidence that has come out from KGB files and the transcripts of the the Venona intercepts of Russian communications, someone has published another book defending the “innocence” of Alger Hiss. Harvey Klehr has a review over at The New Criterion of Alger Hiss: Framed: A New Look at the Case That Made Nixon Famous by Joan Brady. The review is a brutal dismemberment of Brady’s book.
This farrago of nonsense and garbage is a disgrace to the person who wrote it, the editors and publishers who produced it, and the ideological fools who endorsed it. The only reason to discuss it at any length is to expose its mendacity as an antidote to anyone who has the misfortune to read it.
Read the whole thing.