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.
2005's 'Good Night and Good Luck' brought the McCarthy hearings and media's focus on entertainment over substance to a time when the War on Terror was at its height. Today you can also watch it for the scenes featuring Roy Cohn the man who would become Donald Trump's mentor.
Trump’s Mobbed Up, McCarthyite Mentor Roy Cohn | Donald Trump’s brash and bullying style was learned at the heel of Roy Cohn, one of America’s most infamous lawyers. They met at Le Club, a private disco on the Upper East Side frequented by Jackie Kennedy, Al Pacino, and Diana Ross, according to Trump || TheDailyBeast [gotoComments]
‘He Brutalized For You’ How Joseph McCarthy henchman Roy Cohn became Donald Trump’s mentor. Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/04/donald-trump-roy-cohn-mentor-joseph-mccarthy-213799#ixzz46JJA2PHh