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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
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  • Facts Forum
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  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date March 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 ROY COHN and the ATOM SPIES (Continued from Page S3) ing morning I lold my wife that I would give the information. Q. Does that complete the conversation to the best of your memory lhat took place between you and your wife? A. That's right. Then when I had told her whal the conversation was -I mean, I told her I would do it. she asked me for specific things that Julius had asked her to find out from me. Q. You mean specific information about lhe Manhattan Project? A. That's right. Q. Would you tell us. as you recall it. what your wife asked you? A. She asked me to tell her about the general layout of the Los Alamos atomic project, the buildings, number of people, and stuff like that; also scientists that worked there, and that was the firsl information I gave her. Q. You say she asked you for that information, is lhat right? \. She asked me for that information. When I gave it to her, she memorized the information. Q. Do vou know whether she wrote this information down or not? A. She eliel not write the information down. Q. Did you have anv conversation with her as to whether she was going to write it down or not? A. She told me thai she vvas instructed not to write it down, but to memorize it. Q. Instructed by whom? A. Instructed by Julius. Q. In giving to vour wife the names e.f the' -I'ie'iitists working at Los Alamos on that occasion, can you now recall any of the names which vou furnished to her? A. I gave her Oppenheimer's name. I gave her liohr's name and Kistiakow- ski's name. O. Did you tell her about this Bohr- Baker situation. \. I did. (,). i on sav ymi gave her a genera] description of ihe layout ai Los Mamos, is lhat right? A. That's right. Q. How about the number of people there, the- personnel, did you give any estimate of figures em thai? \. I gave her an estimate of hove many people there were in the technical area. 0- After you furnished this information to vour wife, did vour wife- return In \e-w York? \. Mv wife' returned to New York, and I had told her lhat I would be in New York in January on furlough. So Pace 62 she left for New York knowing that I was going to be there. 0. Did vou actually have a furlough in January? \. 1 arrived home January 1. 1945. Q. Dow long wa- your furlough? \. It was a 15-day furlough with travel time-. Q. How long weis that as ei practical mailer? A. About 21 or 22 elav-. Q. When you say you arrived home, where' we're vou and your wife then liv ing? V 266 Stanton Strcel in Manhattan. O. After voui' arrival in New York, elid there come a time when you -aw the defendant Julius Rosenberg? V Yes, he came to me one morning and askeel me lo give him information, specifically anything of value on the atomic bomb, whatever I knew aboul it. Q. Where did this conversation take place? \. In my home eel 266 Stanton Street. Q. Dill vein sav ihis was in the morn- ing? _ A. This was in the morning ami he lold me lo write up ihis information at night, late at night, and he would be back the following morning lo pick it up. tl. \boiit how long after vou had eiiiiveel in New York did this conversa- tion lake place? A. A few davs after I arrived. Q. And did he outline to vou in any further detail the information he wanted ? A. He ei-ke'd me' what I weis doing nut there, and I told him I was working on lenses. II. E. (high explosive] lens molds. Q. That is the lens mollis in connection with Dr. Kistiakowski's weerk that you told us about ? \. That is right. Q. What els,'? A. And he lold me lo write il up. to write up anv thing thai I knew about the atomic bomb. Q. \nything else? \. lie gate me a description of the atom bomb. [Emphasis supplied.] Q. Did you de) einv writing eit thai time? A. I wrote up the information he wanted lhat evening. It included -ketches on the lens nude!- and how they were used in experiments. Q. Anything else? \. Plus a description of it. Q. Anything else? \. I'lu- ei li-t of scientists who were on the project. (,). Do vim recall the names of einv of these scientists? A. Yes, I gave him the- same' ones I had given him originally, plus, I gave him a scientist, Baker. 1 also gave him a scientist bv the name of—well, ihere weis one Hems Baker. Q. Do you know what his field was.' \. Yes, his Held was theoretical physics. Q. Did vou furnish that information! A. I gave thai information, too. (,). And you say there were some- other scientists whose names you do not recall? \. I deen 1 recall eit ibis moment. Q. Was ihis information turned ovel to Rosenberg? A. It weis. the following morning. 0- Where? A. At my home. Q. You turned thai information ovet to Rosenberg ihe following morning i" your home eit 266 Stanton Street, is thai right? A. Yes. | At this point, U.S. sion was adjourned, monv resumed again district courl -'"' Greenglass' lest1' March 12. 1951. intinuing the question' wilh Mr. Cohn ing.] (). Mr. Greenglass, before we- ;»'' jouiiied Friday afternoon, I think "* were al the point where Rosenberg n* returned to your apartment lo get tb» information on lhe atom bomb lhat I" had asked vou lo write down: is In" correct? A. That is correct. . Q. Will vou tell us again—first of s'J did vou in fact furnish him wilh wnl"'J information concerning the atom boiii"' A. 1 did. 0. Will you tell us jusl what inf°r' malion you furnished him with on l"a .lav? A. I gave' him a list of scientists vvn worked on the projeel. 1 gave him -""'| sketches of flat-type lens molds, and gave him some possible recruits. Q. What kind of recruits? A. For Soviel espionage. Q. What did Mr. Rosenberg s* about recruiting scientists or recruitUMj einv body lo help? \. He said he wanted ei list of pcop" who seemed sympathetic with coin"" nism and would help furnish inform' lion to the Russians. Q. Ami vein furnished him a li-t: is that correct ? A. I did. with »« (To be continued in the \pril is-"'' of Facts Fmn m \ ens. i Nexl month's installment of ™*J Greenglass1 testimony will cover the^.t, to New Mexico of Harry Cold, link "' Klaus Fuchs, FACTS FORUM NEWS, Mi arch, ' 0s le, Hi,. . ■■"«,. "•", vl"r:i1 ,' lor it... '*cta
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