All through the eight-day trial, Chemist Abe Brothman and his coconspirator, Miriam Moskowitz, sat mute and unblinking as dummies in a waxworks. They flatly refused to testify in their own defense, even after Soviet Spy Harry Gold took the stand to testify that Brothman had passed scores of defense blueprints to him, and that Brothman and his assistant, Miss Moskowitz, had gleefully helped Gold concoct a phony story for a 1947 grand jury investigation (TIME, Nov. 27). Last week in Manhattan district court, a federal jury found the two guilty of obstructing...

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