A kind word for Senator Joe McCarthy after watching the movie Trumbo


Source: Bernstein, David, The Red Menace Revisited. Northwestern University Law Review.

The deciphered cables of the Venona Project identify 349 citizens, immigrants, and permanent residents of the United States who had had a covert relationship with Soviet intelligence agencies… Further, American cryptanalysts in the Venona Project deciphered only a fraction of the Soviet intelligence traffic, so it was only logical to conclude that many additional agents were discussed in the thousands of unread messages…

Source: Venona Decoding Soviet Espionage in America By JOHN EARL HAYNES and HARVEY KLEHR Yale University Press 1999, Chapter 1.


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