THE ROSENBERGS

 

I.  ANTI-COMMUNIST PERSUASION

 

A. U.S.-SOVIET RELATIONS, 1917-1945

 

B. COLD WAR

 

II.  LIBERAL ANTI-COMMUNISM

 

A. TRUMAN ADMINISTRATION=S LOYALTY PROGRAM

 

B. DENNIS V. UNITED STATES (1951)

 

III.  CONSERVATIVE ANTI-COMMUNISM

 

A. HUAC INVESTIGATIONS

 

1. HOLLYWOOD TEN (1947)

 

2. ALGER HISS (1948)

 

3. LLOYD BARENBLATT (1954-1959)

 

B. SOVIETS EXPLODE A-BOMB AND CHINA FALLS TO COMMUNISTS (>49)

 

C. JOSEPH McCARTHY=S WHEELING W. VA. SPEECH (FEB. 1950)

 

D. McCARRAN ACT (1950)

 

E. KOREAN WAR (JUNE, 1950)

 

IV.  ATOMIC SPIES

 

A. KLAUS FUCHS

 

B. HARRY GOLD

 

C. DAVID AND RUTH GREENGLASS

 

D. JULIUS AND ETHEL ROSENBERG

 

E.. MORTON SOBELL

 

F.  THE NETWORK: JOEL BARR, MAX SARANT, WILLIAM PERL


V.  THE TRIAL (MARCH 1951)

 

A. ESPIONAGE CHARGE

 

B. PROSECUTION

 

1. IRVING SAYPOL

 

2. ROY COHN

 

C. DEFENSE

 

1. EMANUEL BLOCH

 

D. THE JURY

 

E. TESTIMONY

 

F. SUMMATIONS

 

G. VERDICT

 

H. SENTENCING (JUDGE IRVING KAUFMAN)

 

VI.  APPEALS

 

A. PUBLIC OPINION

 

B. SUPREME COURT

 

VII.  EXECUTION (JUNE 19, 1953)

 

VIII. AFTERMATH

 

A. VENONA CABLES

 

B. ALEXSANDR FEKLISOV