Whittaker Chambers

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Defected Communist spy, writer, editor

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According to Wikipedia, Whittaker Chambers was an American writer and intelligence agent. After early years as a Communist Party member and Soviet spy , he defected from the Soviet underground , worked for Time magazine , and then testified about the Ware Group in what became the Hiss case for perjury , often referred to as the trial of the century, all described in his 1952 memoir Witness. Afterwards, he worked as a senior editor at National Review . US President Ronald Reagan awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1984.

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