The Rosenberg Executions

Today my Books into Movies class starts discussing The Book of Daniel, E.L. Doctorow's novel which fictionalizes the Rosenberg (Issacons in the novel) executions from the standpoint of one of their children. The Rosenbergs were executed for espionage 50 years ago this past June at the height of the Red Scare. Here's a short piece from NPR's On the Media discussing the case. Some of their FBI files are also available online at the Perlin Papers Project at Columbia.

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