Flash! Julius Rosenberg was a spy!

The New York Times reports that the sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg now accept that their father was a spy for the Soviet Union based on the belated admission of a confederate, Morton Sobell, age 91, that he had lied for more than a half-century when he said they were innocent of a conspiracy to give government military secrets to the USSR.

The sons’ desire to vindicate their parents spurred their political radicalism in the 1960s and 70s and led them to establish the Rosenberg Fund for Children, a charity for the children of leftist activists, which CRC described in this 2001 issue of Foundation Watch.

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