For the fourth time since he originally
sentenced them to death in April 1951, New York's Federal Judge Irving
R. Kaufman last week set an execution date for Atom Spies Julius and
Ethel Rosenberg. Ruled Judge Kaufman: barring another stay of
execution, the Rosenbergs will go to the Sing Sing Prison electric
chair some time during the week of June 15.
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