The Front Page - Act 2, Part 5 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Part 5 Summary

As Hildy, still in shock, repeatedly talks about what Mollie just did Burns repeatedly asks where Williams is. Hildy eventually says Williams is in the desk and as Williams asks to be let out Burns tells him to be quiet. Louie appears and Burns tells him to take Mrs. Grant out and lock her away for a few hours. Mrs. Grant and Hildy protest but Burns insists and Louie takes Mrs. Grant out. Hildy starts to follow but Burns holds him back angrily telling him he's being childish. Hildy tells him he can get somebody else to write the story. Burns says that the story isn't just Williams the story is the city's whole political system. He explains that as a result of their exclusive story of Williams' escape the Examiner can expose the corruption of the Mayor, the Sheriff, and even the Senator adding...

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