National Affairs: The Dispensable Man

Wisconsin's Senator Joe McCarthy once called Roy Cohn indispensable in the Senate's effort to ferret out Communists -"as indispensable." the Senator said, "as I am." Last week, however, the Senate Permanent Investigations Subcommittee. Joe McCarthy, chairman, dispensed with the services of the indispensable Mr. Cohn.

Time for Memoirs. Cohn's career as chief counsel ended at a subcommittee luncheon in the old Supreme Court chamber. Even before the steak and French fried potatoes were served, McCarthy announced Cohn's resignation. Later, he scowled at reporters over the dishes and rumbled that Cohn's departure was "a...

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