ANTI-SEMITISM AND THE ROSENBERG CASE BY LUCY DAWIDOWICZ-AFTER THE

Created: 11/29/1971

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nti-Semitism' and they Commentary. New York,uly

After the ROSENBERGS were convicted and sentenced lo deathhe Communists in the United Statesigorous campaign aimed at persuading the world at large that there was an anti-Semitic conspiracy in. Government administration. As the author points out, the campaign was not so much to secure justice in the ROSENBERG case as to elicit sympathy and support from individual Jews. It intended to demonstrate that "anti-Communism inevitably leads lond to provoke the lunatic Iringe of anti-Semites by confirming Ihe equivalence of "Jew" and "Communist thus creating bitter feeling between the administration and the Jews.

Despite the mention of the names of some of the big-time spies such as COPLON, HISS, SOBELL, FUCHS, MAY, ethe author did not relate them to Soviet intelligence. Involved in the campaign were William A. KKUBEN, Joseph BRAININ, Howard FAST, Albert BE IN, Louis HARAP and William L. PATTERSON. Some ofen were writers who not only condemned the death sentence given the ROSENBERCs, but also linked it to anti-Sernitism. Olher individuals express varying attitudes on formation and conduct of Ihe Committee to Secure Justice in the ROSENBERG Case. Neither the campaign nor the Committee was knownoviet intelligence operation.

A list of names of counterintelligence interest is appended lo this review in alphabetic order.

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Numbers

REIN,43

BRA IN IN,

COPLON

PAWJUOW1CZ,

PAST,

FRANK. Jerome

FUCHS, KlausJuliut

CREENGLASS, 3

HARAP,

HISS

JANSEN,

MAY, Alan

PATTERSON, William

REUBEN.4

4

4

SOBELL,44

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