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Facts Forum. Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 1955 - File 041. 1955-05. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 25, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/419/show/390.

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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 1955
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. IV, No. 5, May 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date May 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
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  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Transcript —United Press Photo Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Q. By "H.E." you mean heavy explosive? A. High explosive. Q. Did you put that information in Ihis reporl? A. Thai is right. Q. That was before the explosion bad taken place? A. Thai is right. Q. How lung before the explosion? A. Aboul ei month before ii was a little more' than a month before. Q. \<iw. diel Rosenberg ever sen anything lo you about anv reward that he bad received from the Russians for the Work thai he had been doing? \. He stated thai he heul gotten a watch as a reward. 0. Did be show you thai watch? A. He did. • • • Q. Can vou remember when Rosenberg lold vou aboul lhe watch? \. I believe ii wets in January, I1'15. Q. During vour furlough in January, I'»I5? A. Yes. Q. Did he ever mention anything else thai In- or his wife heul received as ;t "wenel frnm the Russians? A. His w ife- received also ;i watch, ei Woman's watch, and I don'l believe it *as at the same time. • • • Q. Now, was there' anything else- lhal they received which they lold vou aboul? V I believe they told me they revived a console table From lln- Russians. [At this poinl the day's questioning ''"ds and is resumed again the following 0«y, Ma reh 13, 1951. |' • • • 0. Mr. Greenglass, I ihink yesterday afternoon you told us thai Rosenberg told you thai he had received ei watch fr"in the Russiems: is that correct? pACTS FORUM NEWS, May, 1955 V Ileal is correct. Q. Diel he tell you he received anything along wilh lhal watch? A. Ih- seiid he received ei citation. Q. Diel he describe the citation al all? A. He said il had certain privileges with il in case be ever wenl lo Russiee. • • • Q. Do yuu remember Rosenberg vis- iting Mm in February of 1950? A. "I do. Q. How do you fix lhe date of lhal visit? A. Well, it wets a few days after I'm lis was taken in England. Q. A few days after lhe news of Dr. Fuchs1 aire's! in England appeared in the papers: is lhal right? A. lhal is right. (,). Where elid this conversation wilh Rosenberg occur? A. Partly in mv home and partly on the streel and in a park. (,). Did il begin al your home? A. Yes. il did. Q. Will you tell us just whal happened when he arrived there and what happened after that: what hi' said and whal you said? A. He came up lo mv apartment and awakened me-. It was aboul in the middle of lhe morning, I slept late because I work al night. Ih- seiiel thai In- would like me' to go for ei walk wilh him, and we wenl down the slrce-t. down She-riff Street, toward lhe Hamilton Fish Park. Ami we weilke-el eireiinul tbe park, eunl in lhe park, eunl during tin- walk he- spoke lo me uf Fuchs. He lold mi', he said, "You remember tbe man who came In sea- you in Albuquerque? Well. Fuchs weis also one of his contacts"; and this man who came lu see- me' in Albuquerque would undoubtedly be arrested soon and. if so. would lead to me. Q. You mean this is whal Rosenberg lold you? A. Thai is righl. And Rosenberg seiid Pi me that 1 would have In leave the country; think il over, ami we will make' plans In go. Well, I told him lhal I would need money lo pay my debts heuk s,e I weiuld he able lo leave wilh el clear head, and Rosenberg seiiel lhal hi' didn't ihink il weis necessary in worn aboul ii. Bul I insisted mi ii. ,so he seiid In- would gel the money fur me from lhe Russians. We then wenl nn lu see\ I protested further— Q. Tell us what Nun said. A. I seii.l. "I wouldn't he able lo"—I dieln'l ihink il was wise lo go right lo the Consulate here eiml ask fur a passport, ami In- said, "Oh. they let other people nut who are more importanl than vou are." eunl I said. "Is lhal so?" Ami he said. "Yes. Well, they Id Ran nul. Joel Barr. ami hi' was a member 'if our espionage ring.' t> o o A. Well, the conversation 11111111111131 —Wide World Pteoto Harry Gold (right) admitted aiding Dr. Klaus Fuchs in passing atomic secrets to Russia. He also served as go-between for Greenglass and the Rosenbergs. Arrested in May, 1950, after Fuchs gave FBI agents his description, Gold pleaded guilty and was sentenced to thirty years' imprisonment. feu a little while, and he said. "You'll jusl have' lo leave, eunl 1 want to"—oh. I eelse, seiiel tei him. "Why doesn't ibis other gu) fellow leave, the one who came in nn- in Albuquerque?" And he seiiel. '"\\ ell. iheil's something else again," emd I wenl back home after that. (,). Diel miu have any further conversations with Rosenberg ;il later limes? A. Yes. Q. About leaving the country? \. Yes. I did. Q. W ill you tell us when the nexl conversation toeik plena'? \. We-ll. my wife weis in lhe hospital: she heul been badly burned in an accident, eunl il weis ellioul the middle of April, ii wa- jus| eiheeui after before she came oul nf the hospital. Julius came in sr(. me, eiml he seiiel I weuilil have In leave ihe- country eiml well, thai was about the uisl of lhe conversation. Q. Ih' told vou again lhal you were' lei leave; is lhat righl? A. Yes; eunl that he wanted me in go. Then again there was— Q. Heul hi' given miu anv money up in ihis point? \. No. im money wees given lo me up lo this point. Q. W Inn was lln- nexl conversation? A. lhe nexl conversation weis after my wife heul gotten nil! of the' hnspilell aboul Ma) nr just before -i weis probably a little before Mav. ami he came up to my apartment in order tei gel sl)nir slncks from me. s,,)it,. shelves lhal I had feu ei Imsiiiess enterprise I wees in wilh him. And he' al litis lime told me lhat I would have In leave the country eis soon as possible: he would gel the information fur me In leave. Then Q. Was there any discussion nf the Page 39
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