Books: Nine Years Under Cover

I LED THREE LIVES (323 pp.)—Herbert Phil brick—McGraw-Hill ($3.50).

The Communists never really had a chance against Herb Philbrick. They tried to make a fool of a man who was not only a born salesman but an active and dedicated Baptist too, and they paid a high price for the blunder. Three years ago, at the trial of the eleven top U.S. Reds, Philbrick took the stand as a surprise Government witness. His testimony, compiled during nine years as an FBI counterspy, helped to show the workings of the U.S. Communist Party.

Counterspy Philbrick tells...

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