Trivia Question

Trivia Question: In 1948, American Alger Hiss was accused with spying on behalf of what country?

Answer: The Soviet Union

The event was something of a precursor and a kickoff point for the Red Scare. As tensions flared between the Soviet and western powers, espionage became a major tool both regions used against one another. Hiss was not found guilty of espionage, but he was found guilty of committing perjury.

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