INT. KENNY'S OFFICE - CONTINUOUS
A long, narrow affair, window at the back looking out into
the Rose Garden. Kenny dumps his briefcase on the desk,
shucks off his coat, removes a folder from his briefcase,
turns and heads back out...
INT. WEST WING HALLS - CONTINUOUS
And into the warren of offices and halls that is the working
White House. He takes a right, passes the doors to the Oval
Office right next to his office, goes down a long, straight
INT. MANSION - CONTINUOUS
The formal main building, the executive mansion. He passes
the busts of Presidents past, turns left into an elevator.
The doors close.
INT. 3RD FLOOR - FAMILY QUARTERS - DAY
The doors open. Kenny strides out onto a DIFFERENT FLOOR,
the third. He heads down the long, posh hall of the family
quarters. Fine furnishings, art. The living White House.
He approaches the double doors at the end of the hall guarded
by a cluster of SECRET SERVICE AGENTS. An agent opens one of
SECRET SERVICE AGENT
Good morning, Mr. O'Donnell.
INT. PRESIDENT'S BEDROOM - CONTINUOUS
Kenny enters the elegant bedroom. The figure alone at a side
table by the window, drinks coffee, breakfast still spread
out before him, Washington Post obscuring his face.
Top o' the morning, Mr. President.
The figure lowers the paper.
It is PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY. He's wearing boxers and a
tank top. Unshaven. Bed-head.
Kenny O'Donnell, former ward-pol and long-time Kennedy man,
is his Chief of Staff...
Morning, Kenny. You see this goddamn
The President rattles the paper. Kenny collapses in the
chair opposite the President, sprawls, comfortable.