The Great White Hope - Act 2, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

Howard Sackler
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Act 2, Scene 1 Summary

In a diplomatic office in London, England, Jack, Ellie, Tick, and Goldie attend an immigration hearing supervised by Sir William. Coates is the first of several witnesses to object to Jack's presence in England, but his complaints are rebutted by Treacher, Jack's British lawyer, and tactfully evaded by Sir William. The second witness is Mrs. Kimball, who makes racist remarks as she complains about the parties, noise, and destructive behavior that took place in the apartment that Jack and Ellie rented from her. . Treacher tells Sir William that Mrs. Kimball has been fully compensated for the damage and inconvenience, leading Sir William to call the next witness, Inspector Wainwright, who details charges and fines levied against Jack. Jack tries to explain the circumstances of one charge, Treacher explains that another has been dropped, and a witness named Bratby appears as a witness to a third...

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