Thursday, December 4, 2014

Jersey Girls Never Say Die and I'm Not a Spy

A 98-year-old New Jersey woman's showdown with the federal government over her 1950 conviction in the run-up to the atomic spying trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg returns to a Manhattan courtroom.

Miriam Moskowitz asked a judge earlier this year to reconsider her conviction in light of new evidence that emerged in the last decade... The government said she conspired with two men to lie to a grand jury investigating allegations of atomic espionage.

U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein is set to hear oral arguments. He has urged a speedy resolution of the case. (more) (more) (her book) (video)