Bibliography of Whittaker Chambers

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Bibliography of writings by Chambers[edit]


Books and plays[edit]



  • Chambers, Whittaker (1987). Buckley, William F., Jr., ed. Odyssey of a Friend: Letters to William F. Buckley Jr. 1954-1961. Regnery Publishing, Inc. ISBN 0-89526-567-2. 
  • Chambers, Whittaker (1997). de Toledano, Ralph, ed. Notes from the Underground: The Whittaker Chambers/Ralph de Toledano Letters, 1949-1960. Regnery Publishing, Inc. ISBN 0-89526-425-0. 
  • Chambers, Whittaker (1989). Teachout, Terry, ed. Ghosts on the Roof: Selected Journalism of Whittaker Chambers, 1931-1959. Regnery Publishing, Inc. ISBN 0-89526-765-9. 

Important magazine articles[edit]



  • February 2, 1948: "The Devil Throughout History," Life
  • June 22, 1953: "Is Academic Freedom in Danger?" Life

National Review[edit]

Collected magazine articles[edit]

Other media[edit]

Video on Chambers[edit]


  • 1931 Whittaker Chambers
  • 1939 Whittaker Chambers
  • 1948 Whittaker Chambers before HUAC
  • 1950 Whittaker Chambers reading of Hiss guilty verdict
  • 1961 Whittaker Chambers near the time of his death

Hiss–Chambers case[edit]

Books on Hiss Caee[edit]

  1. De Toledano, Ralph; Lasky, Victor (1950). Seeds of Treason - The True Story of the Hiss-Chambers Tragedy. Funk and Wagnalls. 
  2. Cooke, Alistair (1950). A Generation on Trial: USA v. Alger Hiss. Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-23373-X. 
  3. Chambers, Whittaker (1952). Witness. Random House. 
  4. Morris, Richard Brandon (1952). Fair trial: Fourteen who stood accused from Anne Hutchinson to Alger Hiss. Alfred A. Knopf. 
  5. Jowitt, William Allen (1953). The Strange Case of Alger Hiss. Hodder and Stoughton. 
  6. Kempton, Murray (2003) [1955]. Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties. NYRB Classics. ISBN 1-59017-087-3. 
  7. Hiss, Alger (1957). In the Court of Public Opinion. Harper Collins. ISBN 0-06-090293-0. 
  8. Cook, Fred J. (1958). The Unfinished Story of Alger Hiss. William Morrow & Company. ISBN 1-131-85352-0. 
  9. McHughes, Lee M. (October 1961). "The Hiss Act and Its Application to the Military" (PDF). Military Law Review. Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army: 69–108. 
  10. Andrews, Bert; Andrews, Peter (1962). A Tragedy Of History: A Journalist's Confidential Role In The Hiss-Chambers Case. Robert B. Luce. 
  11. Zeligs, Meyer A. (1967). Friendship and Fratricide: An Analysis of Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss. New York Viking Press. 
  12. Seth, Ronald (1968). The Sleeping Truth: The Hiss-Chambers Affair Reappraised. Frewin. ISBN 0-09-086890-0. 
  13. Buckley, Jr., William F. (1969). Odyssey of a friend: Whittaker Chambers' Letters to William F. Buckley, Jr., 1954-1961. Putnam. 
  14. Levine, Isaac Don (1973). Eyewitness to History. Hawthorn Books, Inc. ISBN 1-891936-53-0. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 72-4919. 
  15. Smith, John Chabot (1976). Alger Hiss, The True Story. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. ISBN 0-03-013776-4. 
  16. Hiss, Tony (1977). Laughing last: Alger Hiss. Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-395-24899-X. 
  17. Weinstein, Allen (1978). Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case. Random House. ISBN 0-679-77338-X. 
  18. Levitt, Morton; Levitt, Michael (1979). Tissue of Lies: Nixon vs. Hiss. Random House. ISBN 0-517-37134-0. 
  19. Theoharis, Athan (Editor) (1982). Beyond the Hiss Case: The FBI, Congress, and the Cold War. Temple University Press. ISBN 0-87722-241-X. 
  20. Reuben, William A (1983). Footnote on an Historic Case: In Re Alger Hiss, No. 78 Civ. 3433. Nation Institute. 
  21. A Tribute to Whittaker Chambers. Heritage Foundation. 1984. 
  22. Moore, William Howard (1987). Two Foolish Men: The true story of the friendship between Alger Hiss and Whittaker Chambers. Moorop Press. 
  23. Hiss, Alger (1989). Recollections of a Life. Little Brown & Co. ISBN 1-55970-024-6. 
  24. Gwynn, Beatrice (1993). Whittaker Chambers: The Discrepancy in the Evidence of the Typewriter. Mazzard Publishers. ISBN 0-9518738-1-4. 
  25. Worth, Esme J. (1993). Whittaker Chambers: The Secret Confession. Mazzard Publishers. ISBN 0-9518738-0-6. 
  26. Oeste, Bob (1996). Last Pumpkin Paper (novel). Random House. ISBN 0-679-44837-3. 
  27. Ralph, de Toledano (1997). Notes from the underground : the Whittaker Chambers--Ralph de Toledano letters, 1949-1960. Regnery. 
  28. Hiss, Tony (1999). The View from Alger's Window: A Son's Memoir. Alfred E. Knopf. ISBN 0-375-40127-X. 
  29. Olmsted, Kathryn S. (2002). Red Spy Queen: A Biography of Elizabeth Bentley. The University of North Carolina Press. ISBN 0-8078-2739-8. 
  30. Swan, Patrick (Editor) (2003). Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, and the Schism in the American Soul. ISI Books. ISBN 1-882926-91-9. 
  31. Ruddy, T. Michael (2004). The Alger Hiss Espionage Case. Wadsworth Publishing. ISBN 0-15-508560-3. 
  32. White, G. Edward (2005). Alger Hiss's Looking-Glass Wars: The Covert Life of a Soviet Spy. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-518255-3. 
  33. Tanenhaus, Sam (2007). An Un-American Life: The Case of Whittaker Chambers. Old Street Publishing (UK). ISBN 978-1-905847-07-5. 
  34. Hartshorn, L. (2013). Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers and the case that ignited McCarthyism. McFarland. 
  35. Bowers, Lloyd (2014). "The Communist Enigma". Freedom is a Public Utility. CreateSpace. pp. 101–118. 
  36. Adams, Jefferson (2014). "The Early Days". Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond (The Making of the Contemporary World). Routledge. pp. 25–41. 
  37. Ingle, H. Larry (2015). "Two Friends and a Friend". Nixon's First Cover-up: The Religious Life of a Quaker President. University of Missouri. pp. 63–74. 

Articles on Hiss Case[edit]

Film on Hiss Case[edit]

Chambers and Soviet espionage[edit]

Novels that include characters based on Whittaker Chambers[edit]

  • Trilling, Lionel (2002) [1947]. The Middle of the Journey. New York Review of Books Classics Series. ISBN 1-59017-015-6. 
  • Buckley, William F. (1999). The Redhunter: A Novel Based on the Life of Senator Joe McCarthy. Little, Brown. ISBN 0-316-11589-4. 


  1. ^ Chambers, Whittaker (19 September 1952). "The Sanity of St. Benedict". Commonweal. Retrieved 28 June 2012. 

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