EXT. ANN ARBOR SAVINGS AND LOAN BUILDING--DAY
Jim enters bank.
INT. BANK CUSTOMER SERVICE AREA--DAY
CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER, 33, a dressed-up white woman sits behind a desk.
CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER: What kind of account do you wish to open?
JIM: Just a savings account.
Customer Service Officer hands Jim forms.
CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER: You just have to fill these forms out.
Jim fills forms out and hands completed forms back to Customer Service Officer, who quickly looks them over.
CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER (CONT'D): And how much money do you want to open the account with?
JIM: Five hundred dollars.
Jim hands $500 in $20 bills to Customer Service Officer. She types up a bank book for Jim on an electric typewriter at her desk. Then she walks behind the teller cage,deposits the cash in a drawer, stamps Jim's bank book by hand and returns to her desk.
CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER: Here you are, Mr. Wilson. And I hope you enjoy living in Ann Arbor.
Customer Service Officer hands Jim his new bank book.
JIM: I'm sure I will.
INT. ANN ARBOR BUS STATION--DAY
Jim is standing in front of ticket counter. The TICKET-SELLER, 31, is an African-American man.
JIM: I'd like a round-trip ticket to Kent, Ohio.
TICKET-SELLER: Kent, Ohio? Let me see if there's a connection to a bus that goes there.
Ticket-Seller thumbs through schedule of bus routes and bus fares.
TICKET-SELLER (CONT'D): No. We can get you to Akron. But there's no bus connection from Akron to Kent. You have to take a cab to get from Akron to Kent.
JIM: Oh. Then I'll just buy a round-trip to Akron.
INT. AKRON BUS STATION--DAY
Jim looks up at the clock, located under s sign that says "Welcome to Akron." Time is 2:45. Jim walks up to information booth. INFORMATION BOOTH CLERK, 45, is an African-American woman.
JIM: How do I get to Kent from here?
INFORMATION BOOTH CLERK: You can catch a cab in front of the bus station.
Jim walks out to front of bus station and towards a waiting cab there.
EXT. HIGHWAY EXIT--DAY
Cab drives towards highway exit sign which points to "Kent."
EXT. MAIN STREET, Kent OHIO--DAY
Jim gets out of cab. He glances briefly at deserted Main Street of Kent, Ohio.