The outsider

Allen, M.
December 1990
Yankee;Dec90, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p98
Profiles William S. Cohen, Republican from Maine, from his birth in a tenement in Bangor, to a seat in the US Senate. Author of two books of poetry, a novel `The Double Men' with Gary Hart and an account of the Iran-Contra hearings `Men of Zeal' with George Mitchell, Cohen discovered at age six that he was a Gentile to Jews and a Jew to Gentiles, an outcast, the outsider. Baseball, the YMCA, and his father's bakery.


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