Son of executed spies defends Bradley Manning

  • Article by: Robert Meeropol
  • Updated: August 14, 2013 - 8:51 PM

A few weeks from now, a military judge will probably sentence Bradley Manning to serve several decades in prison for violating the Espionage Act of 1917. I feel a kinship with him. My parents, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, were convicted of violating the same act in 1951. They were executed two years later, when I was 6.

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