Communists: Signed, Sealed & Planted

SECRET PAPERS LEAK! the headlines of London's Daily Express shrilled. U.S. SECURITY MEN CALLED IN! The "secret" papers were purported dispatches from Secretary of State Christian Herter and Secretary of the Army Wilbur Brucker to U.S. diplomats abroad. Presumably chary of publishing Western secrets, the Daily Express merely confided to its 4,130,069 readers that the papers in question "related to 'defection' of Russian nationals."

The documents carried a plausible-sounding file number (CA 974) and an official seal. But they were forgeries, and only the latest of a series with which the Communists...

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