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l~ Pledge of allegiancer faces of kids into slow pan.

2.. Flash-by shot of spee-ding black linousine, over rural, empty road. (NOTE:

We want this transition as abrupt as poss1Dle to the reverence of the pledge.)

3. New angle on black limo; careening up ove~ a hill.

4.. Insert CUI policeman on .. his cycle. His eyes take the car past, whip of SOUND. He j~us down his ~ike starterl about to pullout, when TIRE SQUEAL o.s. He looks.

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5. TWo shot: second policeman has Wheeled in beSide him. First policeman indicates hels going after the speeder. Second one gives a knowing sha)<:.e. of the head. _Hands - off Uthat" one.

6. Long shot, car speed~ng away_

7. Insert CO, hand flicking on an obvious car radio.

VOICES

III pledge allegiance ••• -.to the

flag of the United states, and

to the ••••••

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soutm: THE "BEAT" HITS. WILD SONG. CARnXES THROUGHOUT SEQUENCE.

80 Gol Beat dancing. This

scene s~ys no holds are barred.

~'Jild, silJeaty dancefloor Jammed

with ~visters. Kids in

prominence .'

9. Closer, on faces'and empcy writhing of dance r s c. We don't like these people

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100 CU nude. (A stIll, but not unlike our last dressed dancer)_ Quick zoom back to see still on'the front of a

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,- ra~k or:-'p6-rt1on ':"bff'i"ra:&r"tf{ar""~n'''_'-''';_'",.'-<. ... --~-'-'. ,- " ".

is a sea of flesh.

11. Pornography montage:' QuiC}~ intercuts with .sc.. 10,

timed 'to SOUND BEAT: ,

a) s~~~ theater 24 sheet

b) bar at.Lppez . (if can'ifind)

c) kids ogling po rrioqz-aphy .

12. cut_, abrupt, unexpected:'

A freeze frarneJ Sc.' I t- .. kfds

in p L edge at; allegiance!!'. nrrERCUT= _.

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130 Repeat se ,' 2:: ' speeding flash'" by of b.l.a ck ca r •

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14. Kids in allegiance frame

shatt..::.;r to: a .at.oz e fl,"ont· being knocked in' by a mob , . (Note & may" have to insert this or use stock, then 'cut to:

neil-lsreel mob scene in fr,ont

of obvious shattered store

vlindowa)

150 Police car squealing up to curb ..

160 • cops and bystanders. Cops are being rough and have to be., PunJ<s are trying to push them around ..

17"; Wild darrce scene" quick cut.,

18. Insert from :,':fiudie mags ..

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19.. Insert CUs 11Hu needle going into an arm.

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20. Panic on the street. Mob running and police pushing them back.

21. Juves beating at cops.

22. stills of distorted angry faces}' fights, bleeding victim,:' bystanders doing nothing.

These are very quick. cuts, to reprise the entire sequence. They end on one' last, gory still of a victim. Still

camez'a zooms in e

sou~~& WILD MUSIC TO CLIMAX.

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23.. Repeat Sc 0 6 1 fast black .( NO SOUNP);, car speeds away.

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24. Insert CUr hands punch S.OUND: BEER CAN FIZZ.

an opener down on beer carr it

fOa.m8'~ very close to camera.

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26~ Closer on faces: tHis· is good, cleant SOfae negroes and ,.

minorities apparent here

NARRATOR (quietly)

Now, there are two Americas.

. One is'words like allegiance ••••

and Republic. One America is an

ideal'.:. _ •. ~ •••• a Dream '

The other •••••••••

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28g Reaction CU on young toughs. They start to't"ardher.

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29~ CU: reaction of: horror as woman realizes.

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the toughs mug her.

SOUND,:

WOMAN'S AGONIZED SCRiAt~

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ment buildings ¢r small flats,:" SOUND: SECOND SCREAM '·Jindows lighted~

32.. It1CUl1 , family in apart-

ment watching television.

SOWD: RAUCOUS LAUGH TRACK

33. CUt faces laughing uproariously, as if in the TV Sh01;v audience.

Laugh track of the Good I _. :fEe.

34. CO: one young girl, laughing exubertantl.y

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35. MS on street: woman's body being put into ambulance. Police present ..

36. Cutaway to woman victim1s That's what she said, face, preferably quick so that

it doesn't destroy the match What they all ~ay ••••••

idea from se. 27.

37. Aubulance begins to pull away after victim is loaded.

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... ;.in the Dream that I s become •••

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DISSOLVE TO;

380 I,javes breaking on Maine coaat, •

39~ Shot of the virgin land

Hard to remember now1 what 'the

Dream on.ce wap" •••

40-. Re-creation of James~own, people at fort

41" r.IJontage of t1mberingl ending on

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shot of a church

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and marked it with a cross.

Ahd they died for it ..

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Revolutionary ~"i'ar, scene,

45. Independance montage; signers of, the Decla,raticm"" and the Declar,ation itself

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47. sequence of expansion to

the West.

(Several ,~ceri~s).

48. statue of liberty: her torch.

49.. Immigrant scen~s

"For the first tiI1)6 in hi story ,

an idea became' a'nation. One'

revolutionary ideal ••• '.,. '

','All men are created equal".

"All men are entitled to the

blessings of life, 'liberty and the pursuit o'f :happiness. II They'sufferett and'diedfor it.

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For'what?_ To build a free nation

under God for all men.

They carried it into'a wilderness ••••

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A light turned on for freedom ••••

• • .'a golden door, where government

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wo~ld be the responsible servant, not' the tyrant •••• of responsible

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51. Montage of building America. -Take the best of these scenes, showing the progression of time,' new inventions I etc. '

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~L-it~i '~11,bei-t:§ and the pursuit of

happiness. This, the sacred idea

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This., the Dream /tha.t was. e' .that

lives still in the hearts of the

52.. Progress montage ends with themis::;ile<O': putting Glenn into-orbit.

"American people.

The ideal!l' ~ -.;. of ,what;.' we can:' b~,_ •••••

53. Scene of a grinning .

Glenn being t.aken from capsule.

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5~ l\1anhatt~ Istreet- scene,

ca r ca ~-vorJ,d War I. But even as Am.erica grew and

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~~~\\ flourishe.d in those yearsJ

'r " _.;...;:;':~1Ophet:J;;iJ'&~'t!itse to warn her .... '_,;,f/

550, Sequence.::of '1'ed4Y'~ 't'-I~t~!>"--' ' .. I,,~G -.. - :---:_' ";/ -','J,~_;:::'i:.,:_,;-;,::, ,"J",~<#'

Rod'sevelt. speak{rig, 'silent From Theodore· Roosevelt .......

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"The things that t-'1i11 destroy

'America are .....

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56 .. line:a

I.nsert f newspaper head-, DEMOS ASK ~1ASSIVE l-VEL-

FARE B UDGE'l'

;.,; • ~prosperi ty at any price ..... ·

57.. No~.,r~ ·'beatnilcs in peace rally or demonstration, signs of "peace" prominent.

peaqe at any price ••••

58" Insert: :i newspape r headli.ne;:

HOMAN SL1~IN IN STREET.. BYSTANDERS REFUSE TO .AID HER,.

~ .... safety.first ~nstead of

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duty first ......

59., Las Vegas: s_cene--,in a' crol1d.edJ plus casi.no

.~ •• and love of soft living and

60~ Close on the vapid} the get. rich quick theory of

svleating faces of the

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The prophets warned.and'kept

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"What has, 'happened tq the American

Dream?!! ,asks novelist William

Faulkner. IIWe dozed and it

abandoned us ••••• H,

63. CU~ a man asleep in a park with a newspaper. over his face.

and in the vaccuum no logger sound

, the streng, loud voices, unafraid ••••

640 CU~ .newspapex presses rolling

65, 1,18 newsboy selling

papers. POP IN,HEADLINE OVER

SCENE~ "EISENHOWER HITS, U.S.

DBCLINE I N NOR~ITY III Ar<IERICA~S

SEEN TO BE LOSING CAPACITY TO BE]\,.R RESPONSIBILITY." ,

T);1e prophe~s warljl, bUJ: who listens?

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60v shot of the capitol.

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"v.ttI-, '11.j1~ It becomes a national problem, ~z'firr(

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moral decay. F ,l/t'o

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69 .. Reaction shot,on ~rbwd at 'Inauguration.

He wa~ speaking the a~pirations of ~ America ..... the ideal of the

Dream. And s~e1ng the nightmare that could destroy it,.

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FREEZE FR~m, Kennedy

70~ Closeup Kennedy (speaking ,silent)

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hi an act of God ••• the oth~r America,

the unwant.ed , dreaded Alnerica, be-

cornes •••••

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71. Repeat scene of black limousine, speeding.

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728 Repeat: insert of beer. can opening.

73. Repeat: Wild dance scene1

74. Interc~~ withe laughter scene, faces.

SOUND, WILD MUSIC UP

75.. Riot: quick, flash.

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77 " S"winuning,' pool acerie e nobody cering: big crowd of semi~nudes.

76.. Riot scenei quick fl.ash.

790 Football game: cheering cro't-lds ..

80.. Repeat speeding bla~ car.

81." Grisly accident soene on highV-1ays.. Cars smashed, people lying dead,.

82.. Repeat: beer can opening.

83.. NoiSy t.avezn scene, perhaps vIi th a bar stripper.

FAST DEAL VOICE: (smart, wise)

got peace, haven't we? Prosperity.

84. Closer on some typical bar f~2eso Heedless of what is heppena ng' II

I mean, get smart, fella. Get 'Yours, ·w~ile the gettin's good.

Everybody else is ••••

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85. Insert: some drunks around, the pa ano , singing.,; This 1s of course not sync.

860 Repeat~ the speeding b.l ack car.

BARROOM VOICES: (singing off key)

" hi-f1-ster-eo •••• n

87" Repeat = scene wi,th. t,\<.TC"·-, cops (SC~ '5). Can1t arrest HIH.

,With a Billy Sol here and a

Bobby Baker there,

88., Repeat s 'the car .careening

over ~ hill, Here a buck, there a buck, every-

where a fast buck.~ ••

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That man down there •••• (FADE OUT)

89.. Portrait shot, the ~-vhite

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• ~ .No, now he is up here, "leading a

new kind of America. The age of

the Fast Dea.l. .... "

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90~ Scene of Billy Sol Estes, hiding his face from camera.

...... of the angle men, 'With friends

in: power. Billy Sol Estes ••••

gig Scene of Bobby Baker, coming in for testimony,.;

Bobby Baker. Of whom a President

of' the United stat~s can say= II He i~ the first man 1 see 1n the morn-

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My strong right arm. He is my Bobby. II

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93.. New an'gle~ "Whi te House, crowds on th'~ lawn, ' , listening to~a'speech. '

94.. Shots of the uncompleted Rayburn Office Building.

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95. f.1ore scenes of Bobby Baker'hearings.

96~ Insert8 garbage man putting on a lid. .

97. Night shot, the White House. Hopefully getting a light or two turned off .•

Behind the white facade of Washington, a 'new'Kind'af government. Not

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finished.

Payola. '~he strong 'arm of the Bobby Bakers. 'Art of the big fix.

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Private clUbs and priva~e call

girl's.

And a 'President of the

United states admits to

of 14 million--dcllars..Made in

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his,short years of "public service".

Put ;the lid on it. SWeep it unde r> the political rug.

TUrn,' off, the lights at the White

abuse.

100. Repeat SC 28. Young toughs, rn~ing their move.

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101.. Inse4ta' hand placing

one card o~,house'of cards. The cards ~111 .. , _ (Shoot t hi s )

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102.0 Ins,er~~, \hand taking a ,Take one last buck , •• '.

las'c silver ':;dollar from a"_"';"'T~":'!'~ . /':

teetering pili:;"1> The pil'l~~'I\;,,, .. ~-'>·~;':tl\'e:,I,~kilsult \.t~. 'c~;L:~,~~~\, . .';li:e :~~~ c911apses. (~h90t ··1:n1s) _-

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98~ A~erican small town scene. Lights -on in the' houses'

990 Repeat; SC~ 27, wonan walking alone.

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Good riot scene here.

104.. vJomen rioting, if poa-. sible. Hitt~ng, spitting

at cops.

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sequence.

Smashing stores:, violence, etc.

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But the lights, your lights, may not, now1 be turned off across

Arcllarica. One very simple ,'ieason.

It's no longer safe. New America

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Put a new top on the house of

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Demoralization. Chaos. The people aren't stupid.. They see how the

game is played now. No respect

for their leaders. New 'rules ..

Anything goes~ in the Fast Deal.

Up top they call it demqcracy.

B~t down in the streets, it1s the

mob •. Mob,ocracy .. Itls leaders who

can say: IIThere are only a thousand

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policemen, and I want a thousand

negroes who are willing to die."

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·106 .. Seaside Oregon. rioting. The chaos isn't, black or white,

north' or sout b , It isn It even

planned. It. just .happene , A-

gripe 01) the world, because t1')e:

Dream, ,the ideal, has somehow sold them" oue ,

107. Kids taking9n the COps. A uniform used/to be the symbol

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And why not? Because the ~ulesof th~' game have been changeq by the new politicians,.

108.. 1·19 on y ~ . Edgar Hor;>ver.

A saddened J .. Edgar Hoover can

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"We are faced with one

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109,!, Some ~'~.aJrest. scene in \'lluch the qii\l1inal or riot.ers are berating', the police.

the most distu~bing trends I witnessed in my years of law

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110. Philadelphia,riot ;"~scenes" Srrlashing stores. -Attacking police. "

By I').ew laws_, it 1s n.ot.~the lawbreaker

t';ho is handcuffed., It is the police.

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P~otector of private ~roperty* A. police sergeant in Phil,adelphia· ,

P· rotests i"n th-at City· s l"leWS'paDe~ ~ '(j,~

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city gav~ these peop~e,:~he 9re~p

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"'rhis has notbing to dQ with Civil

' .. ~ Lib~I'ties '" I.t I S a voting giuunick" Decen~y should be for the small "man as well as for ,the 'big man ;",

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From, the wlii te House to the big,

city machines" out through, the "" ',' court.s of law t ' justice I becomes'

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112. courtr0'9m scene ,

New l.oop~oles, allegedly "protecting"

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J:13o ,Men, leaving, courthouse,

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1140, Pol·ice .sequence j : ,night if pos-sible", Patrol -caz s , apprehending toughs_ Shakedown, _ etc.

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'Their II freedom II is a license to '

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~row1, to ravag~o In the new ,-Arne,rica, the take what you. can get'

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robbery. Every three minutes a"

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somebody is robbed. They rob you. Some other country? No. Here. Now.

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115.. Washington at night, the capit.ol dome.

In the very shadow of the Fast

116.. White House at night.

Deal leaders, cut the windows of the White House, a: diplOmat.'· s wi:fe raped, killed. A Senator I s secretary mugged. A cabinet of~icerls

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117.. Crowds outside the White House at night ..

B~t they say, the people don't care. The people are too dumb to, do any-

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118.. Repeat the pornography montage used in teaser.

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It gr0ws 11k-e a canqerin the

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body j\l'l'lerica.

1190 Kids reading the nudie mags or some nudie ,scene ..

The'people ~onlt want porography in

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their homes.. Forget the: people I

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rnul ti-billi,on dollar business

in filth!

120,.. Church attendance scenes.. People fili,ng in ..

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The ,people protest. .. Four leading

protestant Protestant Churchme"nl

1210 Another sequenee of pornography? perhaps a repeat from above.

th~ee rabbis and three Catholic

Bishops ~lead to the supreme Court &' that· its rec"ent d~cisions. "depr Lve /

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122.. Scene of a church desecrate,d ..

But in the .New Arnerical religion

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is no longer heard •. Churches desecrated, and the ancient moral

law mocked. Nation under God.

nevI game, out ."

out of the schools,

Wbells He?

By the new laws of the

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124.. Border patrol sequence .. In~pect,ipg, cars ..

They canft stop it .... they wori't.it;,

NA..~RATOR

Wild. Over" the borders" dope ......

narcot:i,.cs traffic setting a new,

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125. Scene of carna.ge at a school riot ..

depraved record.

'.~~.>FAST DEAL VOICE

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kicks!

1260 Scene of a wred<ed and looted st:ore~

127.. Scene or sequence at a yJelfare station-.--Workers talking to young girls. '

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Smash somebody1s house.

Forget it ..

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Let her go, kid, all the'way.

And if you get hooked by your fun •••

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listen, listen~ ~{et smart ~ They.l1

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128.. Scel1es of 'kids in a, slum neighborhood.

129. Crowd shot of peop~e, movirig dowri busy big eit~ street .. ,

'130 .. 'E:>:terior of t he ~l1ashi ng ... ton Episcopal Cathedral.

131. cut.away to the parish .... ioners listening.

pick up the tab for your baby •

Uncle's paying. He's the most.

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. The fix, the ,false promise, the

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free ride.

To'the'-leaders the

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victims of the new America are

n1.1luberS-l1t..tlot people. But they are

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p"""ple. FivE£:t~troes as many of ~!~~,t<""

illegitimate childrt\ll~t~'~row on relief.

J\,Nenile delinquency rat;*h-.Qre than '~:.,

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'twice ,the growth of the population.

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Th~ people ask: why.

been allowe~to happen?

In the ~vashing·ton, cathedral, from

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the ,pulpit, a description of the uI~' '1;.

pre~idel1t of the. unit-Bet states. i). / / '

II.;.~ man whose public house is X-

splend.1d in its every appearance,

but whose privete lack. of ethic

mus~ inevitably introduce termites

at _the very foundq,tion •• -. Ii<. II

1'32. Insert: hand taking the one last dol_1ar from the pd.l.e , It falls ..

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133.. A-cbunial sequencer. or, possibly a 'scene at a wreck. . or a police station. Closeups on the apparent 'family of the. deceased, s.obbing~ ...

134.. Vigilante committee' sequeqce ..

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Out across the neW America, . the ,

little'people are th~ ones who

\ pay.. The pursuit of happiness?, . No' ...

The longdght of terror ..

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If the police arenft al,lowed to

guarantee the peoples· safety, they

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".-"~.",..- ,," . - . -t;;.d.K,e .S· ep.s 0 protect themselv~s ..

Radio cars. Citizen patrolled

135~ Scene at people entering a polling place ..

136.. Insert:- man pulling a voting machine ..

137 0 CO from' A-nericanmontage;

patric."i<. Henry.

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138. Still (newspaper ) of a car in a river. Or merely of the river in a city.

sidewalks. Vigilante committees ..

. \ l\rnericans. clinging to a faint dream'

they used to have, and wondering

why, now ••••• without a voice or a h,b~,.

V'ote ... ~ ";~i,-~;. has been tak.en.· from' them • . ~ ;~~4i%--

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yote for whom? l~_t.ck Henry?

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FAST, DEAL VOICE .. '::~~ '~~

~~at? Me stick my neck out? Listen,

when you·re d~ad, you're dead;;.a

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~: long t.ime.. Let somebody el se s,ave

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the world .... _" .... n

NARRATOR

But somebody else doesu'lt stick.

his neck out, now.. In an American

river in an Ainerican city, .a woman

stands' on top of a car and screams! lc-"

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(for 'an hour)tha~ she can It, swim .. 1.~

139. Stills o~ impassive, punk faces.

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~venty Ame~icans watch on the banks. They let her drown •

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on a busy street. For 'three days,

72 hours, Americans walk by. No

,. one looks at the man. 'No one even

cares to see if he's dead.

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'should they ...... ?

141~ Repeat: speeding black

car '" ~ .... when it doe sn I t pay off any

1420 The major riot sceney the best \179. have.

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143.. Montage~ reprise here key scenes from the picture. ~vhi te B:oUSE::. Bak:er.

'rhe girl on '!be street.

The pornography

Ending on. o. I>

the "vorst, goriest "victim" shot .• ,Je can find. In other ~;c:c ~, you, profaned, dead or haLE dead , American citiz?n, now. Fast Deal.

more •• "to oare?

Don1t care. Donlt get involved.

Let it happen. Who' are they?

,

Strangers? No, They're you"

They I re all of us. Thi sis what

we want. That I S 't>lhat tneir faces

say. ~d if you donlt Want it,

bus.ter, this .is 'ttlhat you're getting~
Turn off th~ lights. 'sweep it
under the _rug. Here a buck, there
buck ... "
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But'don't walk down a street at i
/ night a.Lone , - Don It let the wife out.ot •• o~ the littl·e girls.. Fast

d,eal.,,( Pass 1 t on to the :..cids. . And

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lock yo~r doors a(ll over the land. .;

This. is your dream, buster. This

is all you I,re' entitled ·.to., All you're worth.' .Amer'iean citizen ,now guaran~eed 'of neither ~ifef liberty

"nOr the pu_rsu1t of happiness,. ••••.

in the new ~erica of the Fast Deal •

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DISSOLVE TO:

144,. vllaves brea.~ing on the .A'1Ier1can shore.

145,. Colonis~is _at an ~arly service.

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They read, in those first days,

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, ", ..'. '''And I will say to my soul: thou

145a.' coiOllist~, 'harvesting.

hast much goods laid up for many years. Take thy rest, eat, drihJt,

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make good cheer. But God said to hi~r 'Thou fool, this jnigh~ do

l45b. Faces of eariyAme rd cans

they rElquire thy soul of thee. II •

146. A good night or dusk

shot from -the America montage.. This night. 'Now. You.

147~ statue of Liberty ih full frarn.e.. Then, on "~k"118rica.s II, SPLIT SCREEN=, violence scene now in left screen, liberty on right.

T\170 Americas:. Eu"'ld you •• you alone ••

standing beiween' them.

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I' don't tbink you ~lant that I any-

more than ::r. do~ ,What do they call ,

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148~ John \'layne, dressed casually and in some familiar

. or outdoor I rugged environment ..

WAYNE

What can you do about it? You can take you~ 'choice, my ftiend. It's

got a clear cut choice.

.: \fuich is ,it?, Do you want' the fast deal, crime in the streets, and

the name American lying in the

gutter around the world?

irt? corn'?' ~lJ'ellJ I tIl take that

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accusation. I'm pr?ud to be an Ame.rican, .and lim prouder

,vot~ for the only man who 1.11

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Goldwater I

149.. Dig scene, fanfare.. The

convention. Cheering crowds .. MUSIC: BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC

150. CU, hand pulling down the voting Levez ,

NARRATOR

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Choice .

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151~Crowd cheering Goldwater.

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152. cu of Goldwater, speaking in his acceptance speech

GOLDTlJA'I'ER

~'Tonigh,t there is, y101ep,ce in, our

streets I corruption, in ouz. highest, _

offices, aimlessness among our

153. Intercut: voting booth hand, jerJ~ing down.',

¥OU~_h, arl?'iet¥ emonq our- elders .... II i

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154. Intercut: hand marking

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ballot wi trh X ,

155,. stilt sequence of Gold~ water, good shots.

NARM'l'OR

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Cho,ice •••• chcd ce , ~ ...

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GO~~WA'I'ER

"I l'Ook forward to the tomorrow if!

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which high purpose and high mor~ls

will be restored to our high offices.

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156 .. Pan over faces 'of' I,look forward to a time and a

l'-..I-nerican ~i7ornenl" perhaps in .

church; Good ,people ]f{epubl~c under, God, in which the ~

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158. Ending partr'ait still, the best, of B.G.

and ,sti,ll soug~t. ,I look forward to shapinCjJ th~t. tomorrow with y,?u,

157D Some ~ort ,of fam1+y scene , , ~perhaps' a':picnic~ i

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with your f&~iiies and all' the

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159.. In,sert, voting boqth curtain snaps closed.

BAT~E H~ Olf,REPUBLIC UP.

WARRATOR

160. Insert: marking f;'tn X with a pencil.

It's in', your ,<hands, which Arner'ica '

you get.'!' The, cho-ice~ •••

,161 •. Pan 'up from corrverrc.Lon . hall or some speech hall, over

crowds to 'a picture of Barry 'is your s ,

Goldwater. Hold on this

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