In new twist in Rosenberg spy saga, sons seek mother’s exoneration

In new twist in Rosenberg spy saga, sons seek mother’s exoneration
10.20.2016
Exonerate Ethel 2016
By Laurie Loisel Globe Correspondent  October 19, 2016

EASTHAMPTON – The decades-long saga of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, executed in 1953 on charges of being Soviet spies, is taking a new turn, with their sons asking President Obama to formally exonerate their mother, citing recently disclosed proof she was framed.

Brothers Michael and Robert Meeropol plan to submit their request to Obama after the election, detailing how the prosecution faked evidence that sent her to the electric chair. It is their hope that Obama will act on the case, one of the numerous requests for pardons and clemency on his desk before he leaves office. Read the full article at the link above.