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Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches

Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches


by Tony Kushner

Roy Cohn Timeline and Summary

  • Roy offers Joe a job in the Justice Department in Washington, DC.
  • During a visit to his doctor, learns that he has AIDS.
  • Roy advises Joe to get divorced and go Washington.
  • Roy reveals to Joe that he may be disbarred and that he wants Joe to do unethical things in Washington to prevent that from happening.
  • Roy totally goes off on Joe when Joe refuses to take the job.
  • He collapses on the floor in pain, terribly sick, and sees the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg.