Source: Vanity Fair
Donald Trump has name-checked Roy Cohn during some of the most stressful moments of his presidency—calling upon his late personal lawyer, fixer, and mentor in unscrupulousness as if he might be able to summon Cohn from the grave to help with his present legal mess.
It was one of these pleas—privately made during the first month of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Trump’s alleged corruption—that gave former Vanity Fair editor Matt Tyrnauer the title of his new documentary about the controversial 20th-century American figure.
The first trailer for “Where’s My Roy Cohn?,” provides a fascinating snapshot of Cohn who—aside from his work with Trump—acted as chief counsel to Senator Joseph McCarthy’s Communist-hunting subcommittee, represented mobster John Gotti, and wielded so much cultural power that Nancy Reagan called to personally thank him for helping get her husband elected president.
“Where’s My Roy Cohn” opens in Los Angeles and New York City on September 20.
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