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Nixon Examines Hiss Evidence

Congressman Richard Nixon, member of the House Un-American Activities Committee, holds up a magnifying glass to look at a film which he says proves Alger Hiss spied. Film had been hidden in a hollowed out pumpkin and documented what became known as the Pumpkin Papers.

Duration13 sec
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