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NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 24, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: Fred Briggs) New evidence published in "Time" magazine about 1949 espionage case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg examined; details given of trial and execution; historical scenes shown; "witchhunt" atmosphere detailed. [On June 19, 1953, and now, John Cameron SWAYZE - comments.] Excerpts quoted on screen from book "Khrushchev Remembers". [Rosenbergs' sons Michael MEEROPOL and Robert MEEROPOL, Nikita Khrushchev's son Sergei KHRUSHCHEV - comment.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Khrushchev noted also writing that Cuban leader Fidel Castro urged him during 1962 Cuban missile crisis to launch strike against US.

Reporter(s):
Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:02:40

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