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"The first impact of this blueprint of Communist penetration is likely to be shock at the espionage revealed. That is not the important point. Espionage is always intolerable, just as it is indispensable. No government in sound political health, no government which was not subtly infected with the revolutionary virus of the age, could tolerate in its service any employee against whom there was a suspicion of Communist espionage or even of indiscretion that might serve an espionage purpose." (Chapter 1, pg. 33)

"Coming out of hiding meant much more than walking freely on the streets of Baltimore, receiving letters through the United States mails or openly looking for a job. It meant ceasing merely to survive and beginning to live as other people live. It meant sinking roots and fostering growth." (Chapter 1, pg. 59)

"I left the Communist Party to fight it." (Chapter 1, pg. 63)

"My chief interest, from the beginning...

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