Publisher: Simon & Schuster (September 16, 2014)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.2 MB
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“A clean and fast paced learn of 1 of an important crimes of the 20th century” (The Washington Post), The Brother now discloses new info printed because the unique book in 2003—including an admission through his sons that Julius Rosenberg was once certainly a Soviet undercover agent and a confession to the writer by way of the Rosenbergs’ co-defendant.Sixty years after their execution in June 1953 for conspiring to scouse borrow atomic secrets and techniques, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg stay the topics of significant emotional debate and acrimony. the guy whose testimony nearly single-handedly convicted them used to be Ethel Rosenberg’s personal brother, David Greenglass, who lately died. although the Rosenbergs have been achieved, Greenglass served a trifling ten years in felony, and then, with a brand new identify, he disappeared. yet journalist Sam Roberts came across Greenglass, after which controlled to persuade him to discuss every little thing that had occurred. because the unique e-book of The Brother, Roberts sued to unencumber grand jury testimony, which additional implicates Greenglass and demonstrates how the prosecution was once tainted. one of many defendants, Morton Sobell, admitted to Roberts that he and Julius Rosenberg have been spies. moreover, Michael and Robert Meeropol, the Rosenbergs’ sons, stated to Roberts that even supposing their mom used to be no longer legally culpable, that the “secret” to the atomic bomb used to be now not compromised, and that the demise penalty used to be over the top, their father was once, in truth, responsible of conspiracy to dedicate espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union. Now published with this crucial new details, The Brother is greater than ever, “A gripping account of the main well-known espionage case in US history…an first-class publication, written with aptitude and alive with the soreness of the age” (The Wall highway Journal).