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The Case of Morton Sobell

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The Case of Morton Sobell


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[New York: National Committee to Secure Justice for Morton Sobell in the Rosenberg Case, n.d. but ca. 1953]. First Edition. 12mo (16cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; 31pp.; illus. throughout. Stock tanned due to inferior quality, else Very Good to Near Fine. Fundraising pamphlet issued by the Committee on behalf of Morton Sobell, convicted in 1951 of conspiracy to commit espionage for the Soviet Union toward the end of World War II while working for General Electric. Sentenced to 30 years in prison, Sobell served seventeen, the first twelve in Alcatraz. Date of pamphlet based on reference to the recent executions of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in 1953.


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The Case of Morton Sobell
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National Committee to Secure Justice for Morton Sobell in the Rosenberg Case
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[New York
Date Published
n.d. but ca. 1953]
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HUAC, Cold War, Red Scare; Espionage;

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