Congressman Nixon and Chief Investigator Stripling examine the "Pumpkin Papers" left at a Maryland farm by Whittaker Chambers.
Washington DC USA Date:1948, December 6 Duration:52 sec Sound:Yes
Congressman Richard Nixon and Chief Investigator Robert E. Stripling of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) examine evidence found at the Maryland farm of Whittaker Chambers. The microfilms were hidden in pumpkins at the farm and later became known as the "Pumpkin Papers." View of pumpkin patch at the farm and the farm house. View of Whittaker Chambers testifying before the committee. Stripling and Nixon seated together at a table. Nixon holds a magnifying glass that he is using the view the film strip.
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