ESPIONAGE: Red Hand in the Fund

When Elizabeth Bentley began naming names from her Communist past, no one was more indignant than William Henry Taylor, onetime U.S. Treasury Department official who had found a comfortable postwar roost with the International Monetary Fund (as an adviser on Middle Eastern affairs). Upon learning that Witness Bentley had cited him as a member of the Nathan Gregory Silvermaster-Harry Dexter White spy ring in the Treasury Department, Taylor angrily fired off letters and an affidavit denying that he was or ever had been a Communist. Last week, after hearings on Taylor's fitness...

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