Dr. Masters: These incidents taken out of context will be misunderstood, and I do not want them used in the piece. Morgan: You don’t get to say what’s included in the piece. Dr. Masters: It’s my study. Morgan: And it’s my story.
Dr. Masters: …we believe the Negro Community could benefit from our study. Morgan: Your study might also help dispel some of those stereotypes about Negroes’ sexuality. Virginia: Our point to Hendricks exactly. Dr. Masters: …we are committed to this line of inquiry. My only caution to you would be to remember, we’re not here to forward anyone’s agenda. Virginia: The mandate of our study is to only go where the research leads. Morgan: Meaning, it isn’t your job to eradicate the image of say, the Mandigo - a Negro that acts like an animal obsessed with sex. Or the Jezebel, the female equivalent? Virginia: I’m sorry, the… Morgan: The protrayal of Black women as over-sexed and immoral, to the point that a Black woman can’t be raped because she wants sex all the time. Dr. Masters: Well, certain facts can be measured - penis size, performance, frequency. As Mrs. Johnson says, we will publish what we find, and let the facts speak for themselves. Morgan: It’s about time they did.
Nurse: Excuse me ma’am, but Dr. Franklin’s patients sit on that side of the waiting room. Morgan: I’m here to see Dr. Masters. Virginia: I’m Virginia Johnson, I’m Dr. Masters’ Research Assistant. Are you here as a patient or for the study? Morgan: I’m Morgan Hogue from the St. Louis Chronicle, I understand you’ve been looking for me. Virginia: Yes, yes we have. Come with me.