HIBEY (50's, bearded) rises as Mary enters.
Ms. Mapes. I'm Dick Hibey. What
can I do for you?
Oh, I think you know.
Hibey smiles, gestures for her to sit. Noticing:
No. But it's good. Helpful.
You meet a lot of radical knitters?
So am I.
Hibey's not smiling anymore.
You came to me, Ms. Mapes. If you're
not up for this-
I've been in news for twenty years.
I've won two Emmys, I broke Abu
Ghraib, I've done jail time for not
revealing sources. I have neither a
substance abuse problem, although
right now I'm gonna take a xanax
out - do you have any water?
pitcher on the side table. Handing it to her.
questions like that.
I'm up for this.
There's an interesting reoccurring
theme in the stories you cover.
I don't like bullies.
Tell me about your work.
She looks at him.
You want to know if I'm responsible
for what happened.
I did my job, believe me.
I don't have to believe you. What
matters is that they believe you.
Now tell me about your work.
Mary takes a deep breath.
I'm the producer. I find the story,
I put the team together, I write and
cut the piece. I work at 60 Minutes.
And what's that like?
PRISONERS from ABU GHRAIB.
COLONEL CHARLES (O.S.)
They're going to run it.
Because you said that last week-
They're going to run it, Roger.
You want me to paint them out like
Jesus, no, it looks like his genitals
were attacked by mad cubists. Maybe
The Technician hits a few keys. A beat.
Okay, now it just looks like there's
a black hole there.
Because Sy Hersh has this and he's
we've sat on it for three weeks-
run it, then hit him with a large
blunt object for me, will you?
(checking her watch)
I gotta go grab him, can you finish
Discuss this script with the community:
Translate and read this script in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)