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INTERVIEW ROOM, walks down a long hall.
Boston, MA - December, 1976
curious, as he lights a cigarette.
How’s that going?
The mother’s bawling and the uncle’s
She’s not married?
Divorced with four kids. I guess
Father was helping out.
Hey, Mr. Burke. They’re in the back
talking to the Bishop.
We put him in the break room.
Some guy from the Citizen, but we
sent him away. None of the big
Let’s keep it that way.
Gonna be hard to keep the papers
away from the arraignment.
OLDER COP (O.C.) (CONT’D)
be much longer.
2 OMITTED 2
BOYS, 7 and 9, sit coloring.
Sheila, you know what good work the
church does in the community. I
parish and this will never happen
We’ll just be another moment, Paul.
Of course, Father.
Now Sheila, I’m going to give you my
FADE TO BLACK.
Boston, MA - July, 2001
front with an older reporter, STEWART, 60s. And a cake.
Losing good reporters, it’s tough.
And losing one of our best... well
to put it as eloquently as I can,
it’s a real kick in the ass.
than most of you have been alive so
I’m gonna turn it over to him.
Thanks, Ben. I think. And although
my seniority, I will say Stewart’s
me. You see, for... what? 20 years
now, Stewart’s been more than
willing to part with his money at
the poker table...
And I got a kid in college.
Yeah, but I’m gonna keep playing.
Problem solved. Godspeed, buddy.
Now, Stewart, I find the timing of
your departure a bit disconcerting.