The Two Roy Cohns

Straight, Michael
June 1954
New Republic;6/14/54, Vol. 130 Issue 24, p11
This article presents information on two persons, with same name Roy Marcus Cohn, who were seen at the hearing of the trial going on between U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy and the U.S. Army. Both of them had the same background, the same appearance, and the same name. But apparently they had never met. There was Roy Cohn, the Boy Rasputin, whom several witnesses for the Army testified they knew well. He had cursed John Adams and Senator McCarthy too, and according to Adams, he had forced the break with McCarthy beyond the point of no return. There was also Roy Cohn, the Young Crusader--a very different individual. Roy Cohn was an excellent witness--eloquent, confident, fast beyond belief, with an answer to every question.


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