Meeropol on Assange and Espionage Law

Meeropol on Assange and Espionage Law
03.08.2011

03.07.11

As efforts intensify to have Julian Assange extradited to Sweden, many continue to demand that the WikiLeaks director be tried in this country for espionage. Robert Meeropol's parents Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed in 1953 after being convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage. Meeropol talks about the WikiLeaks controversy in the context of the 1917 Espionage Act, recent treason law, and his parents' case. Listen to Robert's speech and subsequent Q&A (and other presenters) at a recent Thomas Paine birthday celebration...