Investigations: Going Which Way?

From the time, at 26, when he exploded into the nation's headlines as chief staff inquisitor for Senator Joe McCarthy, Lawyer Roy Marcus Cohn has looked like a young fellow who would certainly go places. He still does.

But last week, after a federal grand jury in Manhattan socked him with an eight-count indictment, it appeared that where Cohn, now 36, might go was into a federal penitentiary.

The son of a Democratic New York state judge, precocious Roy Cohn graduated from Columbia University's Law School at 20 (a year before he was...

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