Roy Cohn: He was put on trial for pressuring the army.  Roy Cohn and Joe McCarthy were improperly pressuring the army.  He had stated something about homosexuals in government, when the irony was that he was homosexual.  Roy Cohn didn’t share that he was a homosexual, so he kept it to himself until he died.

Roy Cohn: He was put on trial for pressuring the army. Roy Cohn and Joe McCarthy were improperly pressuring the army. He had stated something about homosexuals in government, when the irony was that he was homosexual. Roy Cohn didn’t share that he was a homosexual, so he kept it to himself until he died.

Donald Trump’s brash and bullying style was learned at the heel of Roy Cohn, one…

Donald Trump’s brash and bullying style was learned at the heel of Roy Cohn, one…

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Roy Marcus Cohn (February 20, 1927 – August 2, 1986) was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States during the Second Red Scare. Cohn gained special prominence during the Army–McCarthy hearings. He was also an important member of the U.S. Department of Justice's prosecution team at the espionage trials of Soviet spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

Roy Marcus Cohn (February 20, 1927 – August 2, 1986) was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States during the Second Red Scare. Cohn gained special prominence during the Army–McCarthy hearings. He was also an important member of the U.S. Department of Justice's prosecution team at the espionage trials of Soviet spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

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Roy Marcus Cohn (February 20, 1927 – August 2, 1986) was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States during the Second Red Scare. Cohn gained special prominence during the Army–McCarthy hearings. He was also an important member of the U.S. Department of Justice's prosecution team at the espionage trials of Soviet spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

Roy Marcus Cohn (February 20, 1927 – August 2, 1986) was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States during the Second Red Scare. Cohn gained special prominence during the Army–McCarthy hearings. He was also an important member of the U.S. Department of Justice's prosecution team at the espionage trials of Soviet spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

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LIFE MAGAZINE - THE SNARLING DEATH OF ROY M. COHN - 905W-000-035

LIFE MAGAZINE - THE SNARLING DEATH OF ROY M. COHN - 905W-000-035

Al Hirschfeld ~ Roy Cohn

Al Hirschfeld ~ Roy Cohn

The Lavender Scare refers to the fear and persecution of homosexuals in the 1950s in the United States, which paralleled the anti-communist campaign known as McCarthyism.

The Lavender Scare refers to the fear and persecution of homosexuals in the 1950s in the United States, which paralleled the anti-communist campaign known as McCarthyism.

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Lawyer Roy Cohn with Studio 54 co-owners, Ian Schrager & Steve Rubell, after the nightclub was raided in December, 1978.

Lawyer Roy Cohn with Studio 54 co-owners, Ian Schrager & Steve Rubell, after the nightclub was raided in December, 1978.

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