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Days That Shook the World: The Cost of Betrayal - The Defection of Burgess and MacLean/The Execution of the Rosenbergs
The Cost of Betrayal - The Defection of Burgess and MacLean/The Execution of the Rosenbergs
Season 3  |  Episode 1  |  9Gem  |  June 13, 2015

8pm on the 19th of June, 1953. At Sing-Sing Prison, New York, Julius Rosenberg and his wife Ethel are due to be executed by electric chair. However, Pope Pius XII intercedes to ask for mercy.

8pm on the 19th of June, 1953. At Sing-Sing Prison, New York, Julius Rosenberg and his wife Ethel are due to be executed by electric chair. However, Pope Pius XII intercedes to ask for mercy.

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