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Ernest Wittenberg

Mr. Wittenberg, a former newspaperman who now runs a public relations firm in Washington, D.C., contributed “Echec!” (about a nineteenth-century chess hoax) to the February, 1960, AMERICAN HERITAGE .
For further reading: Wilson: The Struggle for Neutrality , by Arthur S. Link (Princeton University, 1960); The Enemy Within , by Henry Landau (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1937).

Articles by this Author

Herr Doktor Albert was very careful with the Kaiser’s money. One day he saved a $1.25 taxi fare—and lost a million dollar’s worth of information
“Échec!”, February 1960 | Vol. 11, No. 2
The bizarre career of “The Turk,” an ingenious mechanical chess player that defeated Frederick the Great, George III, and Napoleon (whom it caught cheating) and nearly fooled all America