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USSR / Khrushchev Memoirs / Rosenbergs, Castro #130919

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 24, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) Publication in "Time" magazine of memoirs of Nikita Khrushchev that shed new light on the spy case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg featured; details given, historical scenes shown of case in which Rosenbergs were executed in 1953 as spies. [Memoir editor Jerrold SCHECTER - comments on the case.] [Rosenberg's son Robert MEEROPOL - says parents did not transmit valuable information.] Khrushchev tapes said also confirming his refusal to aid Fidel Castro during 1962 Cuban missile crisis.

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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