Feds used Ethel Rosenberg as leverage against Soviet spy husband, executed her with insufficient evidence: report

Feds used Ethel Rosenberg as leverage against Soviet spy husband, executed her with insufficient evidence: report
Exonerate Ethel 2016

The U.S. government used convicted Soviet spy Ethel Rosenberg as a “pawn” in the case against her atomic-secret-stealing husband despite a lack of evidence, a new inquiry into the execution of the couple found.

The report by Seton Hall Law School analyzed piles of evidence in the case. Those documents included a July 1950 FBI memo in which investigators acknowledge they did not have enough evidence to warrant Ethel Rosenberg’s prosecution. Read the full story at the link above.