Build in a highball glass over ice.
"Time Magazine," 24th October 1949
In the dimly lighted bar of the sleek Park Hotel, Turkish intelligence agents mingle with American engineers and Balkan refugees, drinking the latest Yankee concoction of vodka and orange juice, called a "screwdriver."
"TIMES-RECORDER," Zanesville, Ohio, 24th December 1952
"BRING ME a screwdriver, please," a customer told a waiter in a cafe here the other day. "A screwdriver? Is there something wrong with the table, sir?" said the waiter...who found out, that way, that a "screwdriver" is a mixture of vodka and orange juice.
"After You, Marco Polo," by Jean Bowie Shor, 1955
"Slender girls and lithe young men filled the bar where we repaired each evening for a screwdriver — a noxious combination of orange juice and vodka which was born in Ankara and has since migrated to America."
HOUSE & GARDEN, "Cocktail lore and legend," April 1965
"The Bloody Mary, favorite morning-after restorative, is claimed by George Jessel and at least two New York bartenders, while the screwdriver, which tastes like orange juice but is considerably more potent, is believed to have originated with American oil workers in Iran who drank vodka and orange juice, stirring it with screwdrivers they carried attached to their fatigue pants by loops."