Chambers, (Jay David)Whittaker

Cham·bers (chāmʹbərz), (Jay David) Whittaker. 1901-1961.
American journalist and onetime member of the Communist Party who testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee (1948), where he implicated Alger Hiss.

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