National Affairs: New Witness

Joe McCarthy last week provided the vehicle for a significant footnote to the Hiss-Chambers case. Previously, two members of the Washington Communist ring, Nathaniel Weyl and Julian Wadleigh, had corroborated portions of Chambers' accounts of Communist underground activity. Last week, after receiving a subpoena from McCarthy to appear at the Albany hearing, a 44-year-old draftsman named Felix A. Inslerman became-the third.

In his book, Witness, Chambers describes the man whom he knew only as "Felix," and who knew him as "Bob," thus: "I did not particularly like Felix. He looked like an average...

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