Beyond the Pale

Beyond the Pale

Hosts: Esther Kaplan and Marilyn Kleinberg Neimark
WBAI radio (Pacifica)

October 26, 2008

The Case Against Julius and Ethel Rosenberg: New Revelations

In 1953, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed for passing the secret of the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union. This fall, the release of grand jury transcripts and the admission by co-defendant Morton Sobel lthat he and Julius Rosenberg passed industrial and military (but not atomic) secrets to the USSR during WWII, have re-opened the debate over their culpability and the handling of their case by the U.S. government. We talk about these revelations with their younger son, Robert Meeropol...(listen to the interview at the link below)