Despite massive, worldwide protest, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed on June 19, 1953, at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, NY, after being convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Espionage in one of the most hotly-debated trials in U.S. history.
Check out press coverage about the case.
Read The New York Times Op-Ed by Robert and Michael Meeropol calling for the exoneration of their mother, Ethel Rosenberg.
Access the previously secret grand jury transcripts on the National Security Archives’ (NSA) website: testimony of all but two witnesses (released in 2008), and testimony of David Greenglass (released in 2015).
Read Robert Meeropol's blog posts (including "Surprise Ending," Parts 1,2,3) for more information on Final Verdict, by Walter and Miriam Schneir.