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G. David Schine

Gerard David Schine, known as G. David Schine (September 11, 1927 - June 19, 1996), directed special government investigations with Roy Cohn for Joseph McCarthy from 1952 to 1953; his involvement in the McCarthy hearings is depicted in the 1961 documentary Point_of_Order. He later became a business executive, working in the hotel, music and film industries. He produced the film "The French Connection" in 1971. Died in Burbank, California in 1996. Following his death, Tony Kushner wrote "G. David Schine in Hell," a one-act play in which Schine, Roy Cohn, Alger Hiss, Richard Nixon and J. Edgar Hoover share drinks in Hell.