Johnny has a vision of a old school pupil of his, named Alex Conners, standing with Greg Stillson, the new President of the USA involved in the in the nuclear Armageddon. Johnny decides to investigate and learns that Stillson is funding the Portland Biotech company that Alex is working at. Alex is developing a synthetic product for military use and Johnny decides to sabotage Alex's work. Meanwhile, Purdy is put under more pressure by Stillson's newest head thug, Malcolm Janus. He contributes more money for Stillson's nefarious plans to become president by threatening to shut down his satellite broadcasts, while Stillson has a meeting of minds with Miranda Ellis, the daughter of one of his senatorial supporters. Written by
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In all other shots of Washington D.C. being destroyed, we see the shock wave hit the Capitol building from the south. In this episode, the shock wave hits the Lincoln memorial from the east. The Lincoln memorial is due west of the Capitol, so there is no ground zero that can result in a shock wave hitting these two points from these two direction. See more