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Cohn / Death #104379

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 02, 1986
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Death of attorney Roy Cohn from complications linked to AIDS reported

(NYC: Ron Claiborne) Cohn's career, include association with Senator Joe McCarthy, reviewed; scenes shown. [1950s, McCARTHY - notes communists' hate for both Cohn and J. Edgar Hoover.] His participation in prosecution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg recalled. [1950s, COHN - explains going to work for McCarthy.] Reputed mobster "Fat Tony" Salerno and Studio 54 owner Steve Rubell remembered among his clients. [Courtesy "Nightline", COHN - attacks competence of modern-day lawyers.] Legal problems following him, include recent disbarment, mentioned. [COHN - believes USSR wants to rule world.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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