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Alger Hiss Found Guilty In 2nd Trial
Matchbox Camera Used By Wartime Secret Agents
1. Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas F. Murphy seems well-satisfied when a jury of 8 women and 4 men declare Hiss, former high State Department official, guilty of perjury when he denied giving information to a Communist worker. 2. Members ofthe jury start for home. 3. Hiss and wife, light coat, leave courtroom.
Revealed to the public for the first time is the tiny "MB"camera designed by Eastman Kodak Company, for use by Office of Strategic Services agents and underground forces during the recent war. While seemingly just lighting a cigarette, operators snapped enemy activities as aid to U.S. war effort.
Arrow points to where midget films of secret government documents were found hidden in a pumpkin on the Maryland farm of Whittaker Chambers who led Federal investigators to the spot. Papers, allegedly stolen from high military offices, are said to contain plans of Navy ships, planes and secret weapons.
1. VA Gubitchev (center, dark suit) a Russian on the United Nations staff, and 2., Judith Coplon, U.S. Department of Justice employee, after arrest on spy charges. 3. Police photos of the pair. The FBI says the girl stole what she believed to be secret U.S. documents to turn over to the Communist.
Bridges Convicted As Red, Perjurer
Harry Bridges, 2nd from left, militant West Coast labor leader, hears himself declared guilty of perjury when he denied being a communist to get American citizenship. At. Bridges' left are H, Schmodt and J.R. Robertson, convicted with him by a San Francisco Federal Jury after 94 hours' deliberation.
Chambers Faces Hiss In Communist Investigation
Alger Hiss (standing right) and Whittaker Chambers (standing left) face each other at a dramatic hearing of the House Committee on UnAmerican Activities. In center, pointing at Chambers is Chief Investigator Stripling. Question committee is trying to answer is which man lied about Communist connections.
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