woman whose nickname was the source of some
amusement at the trial, Fountain's married name
was actually Olivia Tesone.
offering evidence of his close relationship
with the Hisses, Whittaker
Chambers said he had met a friend of
theirs named Plum Fountain while dining with
them at a restaurant in Georgetown. Ms. Fountain
testified for the defense at the second trial.
She said that during her friendship with the
Hisses, she had never met them at a restaurant
in Georgetown nor had she ever met Chambers.