American Experience

Roy Cohn: Chief Counsel for McCarthy

Clip: Season 32 Episode 1 | 1m 5s

Senator Joseph McCarthy hired Cohn in 1953 as Chief Counsel for the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. McCarthy relied heavily on Cohn—for contacts, information, ideas, and political advice.

Aired: 01/06/20

Rating: NR

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