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  • How Trump Learned to Fight "The Chicago Way"

    05/25/2016 6:57:15 AM PDT · by Simon Foxx · 17 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | 4/8/2016 | Michael Kruse
    Politico illustration/Getty and iStock The reporter from the Washington Post didn’t ask Donald Trump about nuclear weapons, but he wanted to talk about them anyway. “Some people have an ability to negotiate,” Trump said, of facing the Soviet Union. “You either have it or you don’t.” He wasn’t daunted by the complexity of the topic: “It would take an hour and a half to learn everything there is to learn about missiles,” he said. It was the fall of 1984, Trump Tower was new, and this was unusual territory for the 38-year-old real estate developer. He was three years away...
  • Trump’s Mobbed Up, McCarthyite Mentor Roy Cohn

    07/23/2015 6:14:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | July 23, 2015 | Olivia Nuzzi, former Anthony Weiner Intern
    Donald Trump’s brash and bullying style was learned at the heel of Roy Cohn, one of America’s most infamous lawyers.They met at Le Club, a private disco on the Upper East Side frequented by Jackie Kennedy, Al Pacino, and Diana Ross, according to Trump: The Saga of America’s Most Powerful Real Estate Baron. Donald Trump, the young developer, quickly amassing a fortune in New York real estate and Roy Cohn, America’s most loathed yet socially successful defense attorney who had vaulted to infamy in the 1950s while serving as legal counsel to Sen. Joseph McCarthy. The friendship they forged would...
  • 'Angels in America'miniseries about AIDS(Roy Cohn,Reagan,Mormons,gay fantasia)

    12/05/2003 4:38:06 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 72 replies · 4,211+ views
    The News Tribune ^ | Friday, December 5, 2003 | DIANE DE LA PAZ
    You know you're in for a grand odyssey when you embark on "Angels in America." The epic six-hour flight is composed of two parts, the first showing on HBO at 8 p.m. Sunday and the second set for Dec. 14. The first view is intoxicating. You sail above cotton-candy clouds drifting over San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge; it feels like heaven, until the clouds clear and we're staring down at the gray Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City. We cruise next past the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and end up in New York City, where we meet the five...