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Segment 7 (The Rosenberg Case) #731247

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 19, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The debate over crime & punishment on the 50th anniversary of the execution of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg for conspiring to spy for the USSR examined; 1950s film footage shown. ["An Execution in the Family" author Robert MEEROPOL†- says they were charged with conspiracy, not spying; states the evidence indicates Julius was involved in espionage in World War II; notes there are still unreleased files on the case.] ["The Rosenberg File" co-author Ron RADOSH†- says Julius gave major military information to the Soviets; states the Rosenbergs chose to be martyrs.]

Brown, Aaron

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