"My name is Sally Moore. I am a Communist. I am also a former undercover agent. The two are not unrelated. What was I doing there and how did I get here?" So begins a confused attempt by Sara Jane ("Sally") Moore to explain herself to her new radical friends, who had ostracized her after learning of her FBI activity. Last spring she tried to interest California newspapers and radio stations in carrying her story, but she met with no success.

TIME has obtained a copy of a 34-page document bearing the careful editing marks of Moore, who sought to portray herself...

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