Witness - Chapter 14 1949 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 1949 Summary and Analysis

In 1949 there is a second Grand Jury and a second Alger Hiss trial. Chambers works with two F.B.I. agents, Tom Spencer and Frank Plant, answering questions in detail and helping them amass as much information as they could. Witnesses, like Wadleigh and Reno, begin to confirm Chambers' story. The F.B.I. finds Keith and Felix. Numerous agents worked hard on the case, which has Tom Murphy chosen to be the prosecutor. Murphy and his team visit the Chambers' farm to explain the trial process to them.

The government wins its case against Alger Hiss, which Chambers finds out from a call by a wire service on January 21, 1950. He is convicted of two counts of perjury.

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