INT. THE BURKETT & RANDLE "WAR ROOM" -- DAY
HOWARD TULLY pulling that carfully folded SHEET OF PAPER from his jacket. It's a speech, his final draft, handwritten and perfect. And as he spreads it before him, we --
PULL BACK TO REVEAL.
A most serous conference room. Full Corporate Strangelovia. The big oval table. The up-lighting. "Generals" at the table, each with a little plaque designating their command: PHYSEC -- TECHSEC -- OPSEC -- HUMINTEL -- TECHINTEL -- COUNTERINTEL. Each director with their Senior Staff in position behind them. Maybe thirty people in the room.
CLAIRE sitting with BAUER behind NED GUSTON. All eyes on --
(from the folded paper)
Why are we here? Because it's no
longer enough to have the best ideas
or the best manufacturing or the best
pipeline to deliver your product...