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Nathaniel Weyl

Weyl contradicted Lee Pressman's 1950 claim that Alger Hiss had not been a member of the Ware study group. Weyl asserted he himself had been a member, and so had Hiss.

Before Weyl told the Senate Internal Security Committee, in February 1952, about having belonged to the Ware group, no one else, including either Whittaker Chambers or Weyl's own accounts, had linked Weyl to Ware.

In his book, "Treason," published in 1950, Weyl did not comment on the matter. When he testified before HUAC in 1943 he denied having been a member of the Communist Party.