1951

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Julius and Ethel Rosenberg NYWTS.jpg
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, killed by the US government for spying.

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

In 1951 the US government charged Julius and Ethel Rosenberg with spying and sentenced them to death. They were killed by electrocution in 1953. Their children were adopted by high school teacher, poet, songwriter and social activist Abel Meeropol.

Boggs Act

In USA, the Boggs Act set out minimum federal sentences for possession of marijuana, cocaine and opiates.[1] It was signed into law by Harry Truman on November 2, 1951.

 

Events

Event
Tuskegee syphilis experiment
Morgenthau Plan
Operation Paperclip
Guatemala syphilis experiment
Cold War
Project CHATTER
CHATTER
Project Ulysses
Korean War
Korean War/Biological warfare
Project ARTICHOKE
 

New Groups

GroupImageDateType
Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace StudiesGroup.png1951 - Present
Clandestine Planning CommitteeGroup.png1951 - PresentSecret
Criminal
International
The Bow GroupThe Bow Group.png7 February 1951 - PresentThink tank
 

A Group that was Wound Up

GroupImageDateType
Office of Policy CoordinationGroup.pngJune 1948 - 1951Intelligence agency


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