Example sentences for: alger

How can you use “alger” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Just as old lefties could never concede that Alger Hiss was guilty and Kennedy hands must keep downplaying evidence of JFK's recklessness, they'll keep on spouting the spin.

  • That Nixon himself isn't entirely convinced is suggested by the fact that Nixon makes the point over and over, even dragging in Chambers and all but saying the man was a fool to turn in Alger Hiss.

  • In 1948, in a case that played itself out on television (a first) and in the national headlines, he successfully brought explicit charges of perjury, and implicit charges of Soviet espionage, against Alger Hiss, who was head of the Carnegie Endowment.

  • In the New Republic , Tony Judt calls Sidney Blumenthal's claim in The New Yorker that Whittaker Chambers attacked Alger Hiss because of spurned gay love "a smear, 1990s style.

  • His tale is said to transcend the simplistic views of the mogul as either Horatio Alger success story or venal monopolist.


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