TRIALS: Some People Can Taste It

All the world is queer but me and thee, dear; and sometimes I think thee is a little queer.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Murphy moved his large legal bulk in counterattack last week. Down on the record in the somber courtroom was some of the most dangerous testimony yet presented in the defense's effort to destroy the case against Alger Hiss. Dr. Carl Binger had labeled the star Government witness, Whittaker Chambers, a "psychopathic personality" (TIME, Jan. 16); all of Chambers' accusations against Hiss, Dr. Binger had indicated, might very well be...

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