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In a recent publication for Monthly Review, elder son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg and RFC Advisory Board member Michael Meeropol shares an in-depth history of Judge Irving R. Kaufman, who presided… Read More
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For today's Rosenberg Mention of the Day, we share this article on the legacy of Roy Cohn: Trump confidant and mentor, prosecuting attorney during Ethel and Julius Rosenberg's trial, and catalyst for… Read More
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Today’s Rosenberg Mention of the Day comes from a fascinating review of current TV series, including “Fellow Travelers.” Author Victoria A. Brownworth clearly is a fan of the show, and a historian,… Read More
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Folks in the Boston area might be interested to know that "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. Part 2: Perestroika," presented by Central Square Theater and Bedlam, continues at… Read More
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Today’s literary Rosenberg Mention of the Day comes from the Times of India courtesy of Sylvia Plath: “'It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs and I didn’t know… Read More
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On this day in 1950, Ethel Rosenberg was arrested and charged with "conspiracy to commit espionage" after testifying before a grand jury. In 2016, the RFC and the Meeropol family launched a petition… Read More
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This unusual Rosenberg Mention of the Day focuses on a new short dance film: "The experimental films of Breton Tyner-Bryan are a collection of dance-inspired art pieces, which are all part of her… Read More
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In what has become an annual 4th of July tradition, we’re sharing this remarkable alternative "National Anthem: Arise Arise" by activist artist and RFC friend, Jean Rohe. It's gorgeous and hits on so… Read More
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Now available to stream: "The Rosenberg Case 70 Years Later: Fighting Fascism Then and Now" For folks who missed either of our live screenings in June 2023 (or would like to rewatch or share it), our… Read More
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Today's #RosenbergMOTD is this excellent essay by Paul Von Blum in Truthdig, which begins, "On that June 19th evening in 1953, I was a small kid in a suburb of Philadelphia, concerned above all with… Read More
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BREAKING: Rosenberg sons Michael and Robert Meeropol call on Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines to direct the NSA and the National Archives to declassify hundreds of thousands of pages… Read More
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Thank you to Renée Graham of the Boston Globe for this thoughtful tribute to the late, great Harry Belafonte. We loved this sentiment and are honored for our organization to be counted among the… Read More
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Earlier this month marked Paul Robeson's 125th birthday. Robeson was a fierce civil rights and antifascist activist, musician and a supporter of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg (he even participated in a… Read More
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Today's Rosenberg Mention of the Day comes from Washington, D.C. where the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present a free, one-night-only reading of "Angels in America" on… Read More
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The RFC's spring newsletter is here! This issue is especially packed with news and updates as June 19th will mark 70 years since the Rosenbergs' executions. The RFC will be commemorating the… Read More
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Book Riot issued a list of 8 contemporary Jewish fiction books, and among them is "Ethel's Song: Ethel Rosenberg's Life in Poems," a collection written for teenaged readers by Barbara Krasner. (You… Read More
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On this day, February 23, 1868, civil rights activist, author and scholar W. E. B. Du Bois was born. Du Bois was a public supporter of the effort to save Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. He spoke at the "… Read More
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On this day, we mark 70 years since President Eisenhower denied Ethel and Julius Rosenberg's first bid for executive clemency on Feb 11th, 1953. It was one of the first decisions Eisenhower faced in… Read More