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Rosenberg Defence Committee

Identifier: MS78


The National Rosenberg Defence Committee was an organization created in England, most likely during 1952, as a result of the publicity surrounding the trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.


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This collection on the Rosenberg Defence Committee is largely made up of correspondence, but contains some pamphlets, news articles, and documents as well. It is arranged alphabetically in folders by subject; within each folder letters and ephemera are filed chronologically, with undated items at the end. Pamphlets and articles are filed alphabetically by title within each folder; a list of these is given in the register under each folder heading.

Several items deserve special note. In folder 35 there are two letters from two members of the British House of Commons, David Weitzman (July 1, 1953) and Geoffrey Bing (March 10, 1954), and one from Graham Greene (April 17, 1953). Folder 10 also contains a statement by Hyman Levy.

Glossary/key: Children's Fund - Michael and Robert Rosenberg Fund N.R.D.C. - National Rosenberg Defence Committee C.P.G.B. - Communist Party of Great Britain.
Guide to the Rosenberg Defence Committee
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