Alger Hiss' obituary appears in Bart Barnes, "Alger Hiss, Convicted in Celebrated Spy Case, Dies at 92," Washington Post, 16 Nov. 1996, A1, A16; and Janny Scott, "Alger Hiss, Divisive Icon of Cold War, Dies at 92," New York Times, 16 Nov. 1996, A1, A31.
American History, Oct. 1999, 15, reports that U.S. District Judge Peter Leisure has "ruled that the records of the grand jury testimony in the Alger Hiss spy case can be opened to the public.... The method of access will be determined only after the U.S. Justice Department decides whether or not to contest the decision."
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