34 – The Cover-up

Things were beginning to heat up. “What do you mean, Dr. Lawrence won’t come,” roared Flom. “Didn’t you tell him it was urgent?” “Yes, sir,” the reporter replied as he tried to shrink away from the verbal blast he knew was coming. He had dreaded returning to face the editor without Dr. Lawrence. “Get Lawrence on the phone immediately,” Flom shouted. “He said he was unable to talk with you at all, sir,” the reporter squeaked. “It has something to do with the Secrecy Act. He said to tell you he’s been gagged and you would know what he meant.”