The Hiss and Rosenberg Files

Weinstein, Allen
February 1976
New Republic;2/14/76, Vol. 174 Issue 7, p16
Focuses on the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) act of releasing documents on trials of U.S. public officer accused of espionage, Alger Hiss and member of Communist Party of the U.S., Ethel Rosenberg. Claims of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Freedom of Information Act exemptions with evidence of conspiratorial actions that helped to convict innocent people in both cases; Difficulties encountered in attempting to examine FBI materials of cases; Charge raised by attorneys for Rosenberg that the chief government witness, Ethel's brother David Greenglass, had stolen a chunk of uranium from Los Alamos after the war.


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