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Witness Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10 The Tranquil Years Summary

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Chapter 10 The Tranquil Years Summary and Analysis

Chambers is working for Time magazine after he comes out of hiding. After the signing of the Communist-Nazi Pact, Chambers decides to become an informer. Chambers flies to Washington to talk to Adolph A. Berle, the Assistant Secretary of State in charge of security. The year is 1939. Chambers expounds on the role of the ex-Communist. He knows people and details, having been a part of the communist conspiracy. Chambers is not happy about his role as an informer. Chambers never asked for, nor was offered, immunity.

One evening Chambers meets Walter Krivitsky at the apartment of a friend, Isaac Don Levine, in New York. It is not a planned meeting, since he has already broken from the Party and come out of hiding. Krivitsky has also broken with Communism. They discuss the situation is Russia with the slaughter of...

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