He passes the busts of Presidents past, turns left into an elevator. He takes a right, passes the doors to the Oval Office right next to his office, goes down a long, straight hall, into... MANSION - CONTINUOUS The formal main building, the executive mansion. He heads down the long, posh hall of the family quarters. Navy truck lurches to a stop in front of the run-down, brick-faced seven-story Steuart Building on 5th and K. As the car stops at the gate, the CAMERA flies past, revealing it's the gate to the WHITE HOUSE. NPIC - DAY CLOSE ON the five-thousand rolls of film spewing through processing equipment, its streaking passage leading us straight through the development machinery to: A SERIES OF VARIOUS SHOTS: Photo Interpreters power up light tables, stereoscopic viewers, zip across the floor in wheeled chairs. Another pair of Interpreters loom out of the darkness, side by side, ghostly looking, their glasses reflecting the glare of the light table, like magicians staring into a crystal ball. and a row of six canvas covered OBJECTS among them. WHITE HOUSE - WEST WING - DAY Kenny, in business suit and tie, trots up the steps, and a MARINE GUARD snaps the door open for him. WEST WING - CONTINUOUS Kenny, briefcase in hand, weaves his way through the empty, ornate hallways of the West Wing. PRESIDENT'S BEDROOM - CONTINUOUS Kenny enters the elegant bedroom.
KENNY'S OFFICE - CONTINUOUS Briefcase and coat in hand, Kenny enters his office - and finds THREE MEN. Thin-haired, bespectacled, academic-looking MCGEORGE BUNDY, 43, the National Security Advisor. Kenny hangs up his coat, sees the Interpreters' large black display cases. POLICE CAR - DAY In the back seat, Kenny stares out the window at the parade goers. Disappointed, the Woman turns and vanishes into the crowd. Something troubles Kenny, and he glances up at the sky. One of them shoulders his way into the group and THUMPS a black BINDER on the table. The book is open to a PICTURE of an SS-4 BALLISTIC MISSILE. An icon of the nuclear age escorted like some devil-god to a holocaust... THE WHITE HOUSE - DAY The White House casts long shadows this gorgeous October morning. Kenny dumps his briefcase on the desk, shucks off his coat, removes a folder from his briefcase, turns and heads back out... WEST WING HALLS - CONTINUOUS And into the warren of offices and halls that is the working White House. Kenny strides out onto a DIFFERENT FLOOR, the third. He approaches the double doors at the end of the hall guarded by a cluster of SECRET SERVICE AGENTS. KENNY'S OFFICE - CONTINUOUS A long, narrow affair, window at the back looking out into the Rose Garden.