Rosenbergs and Sobell convicted for revealing atomic secrets to Russians in New York, United States
New York City USA Date:1951, April 5 Duration:1 min 32 sec Sound:Yes
A newsreel titled 'Death penalty for A-spies Rosenbergs get top penalty in atomic trial'. Convicts Julius Rosenberg and Morton Sobell, accused of revealing atomic secrets to Russia, emerge from the police paddy wagon van at Foley Square court house in New york in United states. Policemen accompany them as they enter the building. Wife of Julius Rosenberh, Ethel Rosenberg arrives at the court as people throng outside the building. Police brings Ethel's brother and a government witness David Greenglass to the court. After the verdict photographers take pictures of judge Irving Kaufman who sentenced the Rosenberg couple to death in electric chair while Sobell was sentenced to thirty years of imprisonment. A U.S. Marshal paddy wagon carrying the convicts leaves the court as photographers click pictures.
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