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The Web of Subversion

The Web of Subversion

By James Burnham

Day, 1954, 248 pp.

Mr. Burnham's aim is to summarize the evidence which has been assembled concerning the extent of Communist underground infiltration, for the purpose of espionage or subversion, into the various agencies of the American Government in the 1930's and 1940's. Despite the doubts that arise concerning certain cases and their interpretation, the cumulative picture is an unpleasant one; the problem is real.