Jun 19,1953- Rosenbergs Executed
On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
Jun 19,1953- Rosenbergs Executed
On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
Irving Kaufman
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Williana Burroughs
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Richard B. Moore
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Harry Hay
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Albert Weisbord
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Joe Jones (artist)
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Lajos Bebrits
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Peter A. Sturgeon
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Karl Yoneda
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Dennis E. Batt
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Sender Garlin
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John Gates
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Howard Costigan
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David Greenglass
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C. E. Ruthenberg
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Howard Fast
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Jim Thompson (writer)
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Philip S. Foner
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Oliver Law
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William F. Dunne
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Joseph Zack Kornfeder
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Juliet Stuart Poyntz
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Irving Goff
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Moissaye Joseph Olgin
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Albert Goldman (politician)
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Clarence Hathaway
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