The Press: Frame-up

Readers of Manhattan's Communist Daily Worker, which steadfastly treated the execution of atom spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg as a capitalist frame-up, were startled last week when the Worker labeled the Rosenbergs "atom spies." The red-faced editors explained they had lifted the story verbatim from a "capitalist press clipping." Apologized the Worker: "We are deeply sorry that slipshod copy-editing permitted this vile attack on the martyred Rosenbergs to appear in our paper."

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