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How Roy Cohn’s Secretary Almost Blew the Cover on a Century of Scandal



Christine Seymour was a secretary who worked in Cohn’s office as a switchboard operator, connecting calls from clients to Cohn, eavesdropping on all of them. Some of her notes taken of these calls were published in a news article foreshadowing her upcoming book based on the notes she took for decades. A few months later she was dead, the book never published.

In this clip, Jazz and James discuss what we know about the networks kept by McCarthy/Reagan/Trump lawyer Roy Cohn and why this may be one of the most closely guarded secrets in American politics.

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