Second segment from the first lecture of a series of six (totaling over 15 hours) entitled "Revealing the Cosmic Grail". Topics include: common threads in the Grail stories, non-healing wound in the side, the 'Wasteland' of the Dark Ages, the Medieval Warm Period, sudden initiation of cathedral building, organization of a country for a common cause, the Manhattan Project, Melchizedek greets visitors at Chartres cathedral