By Caitlin Ashworth
January 20, 2017
EASTHAMPTON — A nearly yearlong campaign by Robert and Michael Meeropol urging President Barack Obama to exonerate their mother, Ethel Rosenberg, ended with Obama’s presidency Friday.
Rosenberg was executed in 1954 for conspiracy to commit espionage. The brothers had argued that the release of previously sealed testimony in 2015 shows their mother’s conviction was perjured and wrongful. READ MORE