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(Studio) 25th anniversary of death sentences carried out against electrical eng. and wife noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) World reaction to executions of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in Sing Sing Prison described; details of case allegedly involving Rosenbergs, Harry Gold and David Greenglass in transmitting United States atomic secrets to USSR given. Films and photos shown. Fight by Rosenbergs' sons Michael and Robert, who have taken adoptive family's name of Meeropol, to clear parents names reported Rosenberg trial judge Irving Kaufman and President Eisenhower mentioned. Meeropols' information about trial, obtained under Freedom of Info. Act, and chgs. about irregularities in trial because of this information reported [Robert MEEROPOL - says people under 30 don't remember trial and massive protest about convictions. Thinks it's good that case won't go away.]
REPORTER: Jerry Landay
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Landay, Jerry
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