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Men in White - Act 1, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

Sidney Kingsley
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Act 1, Scene 2 Summary

In an expensive private room Hudson issues business instructions to his assistant, Mooney and demands a cigarette. Mooney reminds him he's not supposed to smoke but Hudson insists and lights up. Hochberg comes in, takes the cigarette out of Hudson's mouth, puts it out, and throws it away. Mooney leaves and Hudson immediately goes to his phone and makes a call but then suddenly stops because of pain in his chest. Hochberg takes the phone out of his hand, hangs it up, and tells Hudson to get into bed saying that he doesn't understand why he's being so foolish.

Laura comes in and greets her father and Hochberg whom she calls "Hocky." Hochberg tells her that Hudson has been smoking again and when she becomes angry Hudson tells her he's fine and that he's being discharged soon. Laura tells him to forget the...

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