2 CONTINUED - 2
Correspondent Leonard Adkins is in
a warmer clime, with a story that
grows hotter by the minute.
2A WITH MCCLANE 2A
he fairly SKIDS to a halt at a line of PHONE BOOTHS - and outside
each booth a long LINE of people with their armfuls of luggage
McClane's BEEPER goes off again.
Ho - ho - ho...
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EXT. AIRPORT - THROUGH WINDOW - SAME TIME
A plane TAKES OFF. We PULL BACK and realize we're in a MOTEL
ROOM. The TV is on and we SEE the TV PICTURE CHANGE to a
TROPICAL AIRFIELD. Khaki-clad heavily armed SOLDIERS form a
cordon as a stiff-backed handsome MAN of 60 in handcuffs and leg
chains is hustled aboard a plane.
Security was tight today at Escalon
airport in the Republic of Val Verde,
where government authorities escorted
General Ramon Esperanza to the
military transport that will bring
him to the United States to stand
trial for narcotics trafficking.
A HAND thrusts in front of the CAMERA - FINGERS clenching and