Joseph Fels Barnes
Joseph Barnes was with the Institute for Pacific Relations (IPR) from 1931 to 1934, after which he joined the New York Herald-Tribune, serving as Moscow correspondent, then in Berlin, and from 1939 to 1948, as foreign editor. Herald-Tribune to become co-publisher of the pro-Communist newspaper called the New York Star. Barnes was an extreme pro-Communist on Chinese affairs. Whittaker Chambers stated CPUSA underground apparatus head Josef Peters informed him Barnes was a member of the Communist underground. During World War II Barnes worked for the Office of War Information.