John Herrmann

John Herrmann

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Theodore Herrmann was the person who introduced Whittaker Chambers to Alger Hiss. He was born in Lansing, Michigan in 1900. He lived in Paris in the 1920s, as part of its famous expatriate American writers' circle, when he met his first wife, Josephine Herbst in 1924. Herbst enjoyed more success as a writer than Herrmann; the couple lived a few years in rural Pennsylvania, and were friends with Katherine Anne Porter. They divorced and in the same year, 1934, he went to work for the New Deal administration of Franklin Roosevelt. Based at the Agricultural Adjustment Administration Herrmann soon was a part of the Ware group, a secret apparatus of the CPUSA and Comintern in Washington, D.C., which supplied classified information to Soviet intelligence. From early 1934 until the summer of 1935, Herrmann was a paid courier for the CPUSA, delivering material emanating from the secret cells of sympathetic government employees being cultivated by Hal Ware to New Yorkshow more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135759159
  • 9786135759150