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Are the Rosenberg executions the biggest miscarriage of justice in post WW2 US


History?








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HailHailtoMichigan!
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I personally love it when communists are sent to hell via execution.





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joshnorris14
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No. Anwar Al-Alwaki and Family Assassinations.





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Fox Mulder
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You do realize the case was rank with prosecutorial misconduct. We don't have any laws making communism a capital offense.





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HailHailtoMichigan!
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We don't have any laws making communism a capital offense.

We need an amendment.






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FiddleHead
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Agreed





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Jim Rockford
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Hmm. Julius was guilty. Arguably the sentence was disproportionate given the lack of other executions for espionage in that era, although he gave away the biggest secret of the 20th century, so it's hard to claim it was excessive.

Ethel was probably not involved in the espionage, although she probably knew and approved of of what her husband was doing. They tried to use her as leverage to get Julius to cooperate, and it didn't work. She wouldn't sell him out and he wouldn't plead guilty to save her. They probably figured they'd go down as martyrs for the cause, and a few did look at them that way, but not many.






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Fox Mulder
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although he gave away the biggest secret of the 20th century, so it's hard to claim it was excessive.


The biggest lie of all, in fact another man tried in the same case actually gave secrets to the Russians that took American lives and he was out in like 10 years. Julius gave them nothing of importance. (though not from a lack of trying)

Poor Ethel, she got screwed and so did her children.



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prplhze2000
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frick you. They were f'n traitors. Period. They deserved what they got and you deserve a baseball bat to your head.





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LC412000
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When I was a kid, I enjoyed their commercial

Rosenberg






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udtiger
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How about treason? You know...giving nuke secrets to the USSR?





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ljhog
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You do realize the case was rank with prosecutorial misconduct.

and they where guilty as hell to boot.






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CITWTT
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re: Are the Rosenberg executions the biggest miscarriage of justice in post WW2 US


Treason is/was punishable by death.





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Poodlebrain
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No, O.J. Simpson got away with murder. Elian Gonzalez got sent to Cuba. Need I go on?





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GeorgeTheGreek
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No. Anwar Al-Alwaki and Family Assassinations.








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Zach
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The Soviet files say they were both spies. In fact, one document released after the USSR breakup noted that 'They are giving us too much information. They need to prioritize.'





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Jake88
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Got what they deserved.





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Fox Mulder
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No THEY didn't. Ethel was innocent.





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Fox Mulder
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re: Are the Rosenberg executions the biggest miscarriage of justice in post WW2 US


They say Julius was a spy and how inconsequential his information was.





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Libertyabides
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Something I love about Commie's going off like a roman candle especially traitor commie's.





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