Along with general insights into espionage tactics and the motives of Americans who spied for Stalin, this book resolves specific, long-seething controversies. It confirms, among many other things, that Alger Hiss cooperated with Soviet intelligence over a period of years, and that Robert Oppenheimer was never recruited by Soviet intelligence.
John Earl Haynes is a modern political historian in the Manuscript Division, the Library of Congress. He lives in Kensington, MD. Harvey Klehr is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Politics and History, Emory University. He lives in Atlanta, GA. Haynes and Klehr are coauthors of Venona. Alexander Vassiliev, journalist, novelist, and coauthor with Allen Weinstein of The Haunted Wood: Soviet Espionage in America, now lives in the UK.
Alexander Vassiliev, Harvey Klehr, John Earl Haynes