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    Not everyone agreed that Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were traitors to the United States. The couple continued to plead innocence right until they demise. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were a loving family raising two sons. Their trial was very controversial because of the sentencing they received. One group of people thought they should be sentenced to death right away and one group thought that they were victims. Supporters of Julies and Ethel Rosenberg held signs in support of their innocence and wrote letters to the White House for their release.1 Under the Espionage Act, they were the only two people to ever be sentenced to death. “Jean-Paul Sartre called the sentence “a legal lynching which smears with blood a whole nation.”1 David…

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    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Nuclear Spies Julius Rosenberg was born in New York City on 12 May 1918, the son of Russian immigrants. He attended Seward High School and upon graduation began studies at City College in 1934, where he earned a degree in electrical engineering. During his time at City College that Julius became involved with the local chapter of the Young Communist League, a recruiting wing of the much larger US Communist Party. Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg was born in New…

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    anti-Semitic groups existed and Jewish people were often associated with Communism due to the conviction of Ethel Rosenberg. During the Great Depression, Jewish women were seen as “materialistic and pushy,” reflecting poorly on their image. Two decades later, the perception of Jewish families…

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    towards the end of the 20th century have heard of the Rosenberg trial and the dangerous deeds they executed that ended in their death. It would be surprising if the same people who knew about the Ethel’s espionage also knew her life story. People often think of criminals, especially ones who were sentenced to death, as inhumane sociopaths. It may be true, but would they feel differently about Ethel if they knew her personally? Ethel Greenglass was born in New York in 1915 and graduated high…

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    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, Cold War Spies During the late 1940’s and the early 1950’s, America began to find themselves in the middle of fear as the Cold War began to approach. Tensions began to grow between the two nations of the United States and Soviet Union. These tensions lasted for roughly seven years, which lead to international episodes. Leader of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin and leader of the United States Joseph Stalin had led their dictatorship into disaster. Both the United…

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    convicted of stealing the atomic bomb secret for Soviet Russia and sentenced a third spy to thirty years in a Federal penitentiary. Julius Rosenberg, 32 years old, an electrical engineer, and his wife, Ethel, 35, received the death penalty. They are parents of two sons, Michael 8, and Robert, 4. Morton Sobell, 34, an electronics expert, escaped death penalty only because his complicity was not proved equal to that of the Rosenbergs. He and his wife, Helen, are parents of a girl, Sydney, 11…

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    to fight his beliefs and desires up to his death. With Kushner’s use of supernatural being like: the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg, Prior 1 and 2 and the angels, from the heaven, as a form of different perspectives that impacts the decisions of Roy Cohn and Prior Walter, the “Angels in America” reflects as a magical realist work and symbolizes a place on Earth that may give reasons to why the paranormal and the human beings coexist. Through Kushner’s use of the character, Roy Cohn and the ghost of…

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    The U.S. Army's Signal Intelligence Service broke the code that was used by the Soviets to send messages in the 1940s. Some of these cracked messages revealed that Julius Rosenberg, known by the codename of "Liberal," was involved with the Soviets.Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 30 Sept. 2015. However, It was David Greenglass, who was the first to be caught in this act. He told the authorities about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg's activities. Julius Rosenberg was arrested on July…

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    Communism After Ww2

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    During WWII, the Soviets were allies with the Allied powers. However, after the war ended, democratic countries were in a cold war against Soviet-run Communist nations that clearly wanted to spread communism throughout Eastern Europe. Many occurrences had Americans concerned about the expansion of communism, from the blockade of West Berlin by the Soviets in 1948, to Mao Zedong’s taking over of China in October 1948. Even though Americans were afraid of the spread of communism, they assumed that…

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    HIV that has put him in the hospital. Roy has occasional interactions with a ghost of someone whom he had gotten killed in the past, Ethel Rosenberg. Kushner’s use of Ethel Rosenberg in his fantasia as a ghost who isn’t necessarily haunting but just appearing when Roy is in pain helps develop the key theme about denial in the play and shows the readers another viewpoint of Ethel than the one people knew and how she had changed Roy. Ethel Rosenberg has…

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