New York Law Journal, Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Final Verdict: What Really Happened In the Rosenberg Case
Reviewed by Walter Barthold
Time, we are told, heals all wounds. It has not done so in the case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Well over a half century has gone by since the matter supposedly came to an end. Yet the trial and execution of the Rosenbergs still haunt the American conscience. In “Final Verdict,” Walter Schneir, who died last year, has added another volume to the library of books on the subject. His effort to straighten out the facts of the case deserves serious consideration. [more]
Final Verdict: What Really Happened in the Rosenberg Case by Walter Schneir edited by Miriam Schneir, was reviewed on October 24, 2010 by Sam Roberts in the Sunday New York Times Book Review. Click here for the review (registration may be required).
Exoneration by Dave and Emily Alman was reviewed on November 6, 2010 by Jonathan Kirsch in the JewishJournal.com. Here’s the link.
Ronald Radosh and Steven Usdin reviewed Final Verdict: What Really Happened in the Rosenberg Case for the New Republic. The review can be found here. Michael Meeropol wrote a letter to the magazine, responding to the review. The editors declined to publish it. You can read it here, however.
Below is the letter by Michael Meeropol that The New Republic declined to publish:
TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEW REPUBLIC
In the course of a non-review of Final Verdict by the late Walter Schneir, Ronald Radosh and Steven Usdin make a number of assertions that do not stand up to the historical record. With limited space, I can only deal with one of them. [more]