In the 50's, the ambitious and unscrupulous Jewish prosecutor Roy M. Cohn convinces Senator Joseph McCarthy to be his Chief Counselor in his hunting against communists. The arrogant Cohn destroys careers and lives and becomes a Jew hunting Jews and a gay hunting gays. In 1985, he dies of AIDS in a hospital in New York.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
He was McCarthy's loyal partner. The Kennedys' worst enemy. The F.B.I.'s best friend. The country's greatest nightmare.
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As he is scattering ashes into what is purportedly the East River, Cohn says he consigns his mother to the waters of New Jersey, where she did not live. The East River does not border New Jersey. See more
Roy Marcus Cohn
[to the older doctor
You won't try to hurt me. You wanna know why? Because you're STILL afraid of me.
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