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5 ex-employees convicted in first criminal trial to spring from Bernie Madoff's huge fraud

...the fraud was revealed.Madoff, 75, is serving his sentence at a federal lockup in North Carolina.Over the years, Alger Hiss and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were tried as traitors in the Manhattan courthouse, and Khalid Sheik Mohammed's nephew...
Dates of the millennium

...similar episode.) 1948 Whittaker Chambers, a former Communist, publicly accused former State Department official Alger Hiss of having been part of a Communist underground, a charge Hiss denied. 1949 The National Basketball Association was...
Real-life spy novel long but compelling

...objectives of Soviet operatives in the United States during the period. While some of the material is familiar -- the Alger Hiss and Rosenberg cases in particular -- most of the book investigates remarkable new accounts of Russian spying. A few...
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Dates of the Millennium - January 21

...O'Clock Jump" in New York for Okeh Records. 1950 -- a federal jury in New York found former State Department official Alger Hiss guilty of perjury. 1950 -- George Orwell, author of "1984," died in London. 1954 -- the first atomic submarine...
Conspiracy on the Web

...Archives ( where some radical views of controversial topics going as far back as Alger Hiss are documented and linked to other locations on the Web. "Real history" is the phrase that these sites' fans like...
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Microsoft's new college dictionary missing a few facts

...But Burger's successor, William Rehnquist, is only a "U.S. jurist." -J. Edgar Hoover is a "lawyer." Alger Hiss is a "lawyer and government official." Newt Gingrich is a "political leader," Robert Kennedy a "politician...
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A look at the 20th Century: 1948

...Nationalist troops from Manchuria sank at Yingkow, killing an estimated 6,000. Dec. 15: Former State Department official Alger Hiss is indicted on charges of lying to the House Un-American Activities Committee about secret papers he gave a confessed...
Alger Hiss

...subvert the free world, seeds of treason were planted even in the highest echelons of the United States government. Alger Hiss, the patrician former president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace who died Friday at age 92, epitomizes...