Sons of Ethel Rosenberg urge Barack Obama to clear their mother of spying before Donald Trump enters White House

Sons of Ethel Rosenberg urge Barack Obama to clear their mother of spying before Donald Trump enters White House
11.30.2016
Exonerate Ethel 2016

By David Millward, Easthampton, Massachusetts 

30 NOVEMBER 2016 • 9:58PM

The sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were sent to the electric chair after being convicted of passing atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, are today appealing to Barack Obama to exonerate their mother before Donald Trump takes office.

Robert and Michael Meeropol – who took the name of their adoptive parents following the execution – believe it is their last chance to clear their mother’s name.

They fear Donald Trump will have little sympathy for their case, given his personal links to the late Roy Cohn, who was a junior prosecutor in the Rosenberg case. Read the rest of the story at the link above.