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Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, separated by heavy wire screen as they leave U.S. Court House after being found guilty by jury, 1951 (Photo credit: Roger Higgins)

Remembering the the Rosenberg Treason

Today, June 19, marks the 59th anniversary of the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg for committing treason. For those who may not recall, specifically, the Rosenbergs were found guilty of engaging in espionage, and divulging the nation’s nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union. Their decision and that of other traitors still endangers not just American lives — but now the lives of every single person on this planet. The genie’s out of the bottle on nuclear proliferation.

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