The West Wing: Season 5, Episode 18

Access (31 Mar. 2004)

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A documentary-style look at the day in the life of press secretary C.J. Cregg on a day that turns out to be anything but normal due to a FBI/terrorist standoff.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Abbey Bartlet (credit only)
Will Bailey (credit only)
Michael Gallagher ...
Andrew Weltzman


White House press secretary C.J. Cregg has granted television news magazine "Access" permission to film her on a typical day in the office. On this particular day however, news of a standoff involving a terrorist and the FBI breaks, forcing C.J and the White House to operate in full crisis mode. This episode is presented as the end product of the "Access" documentary, with interviews, stock footage, narration, and "unscripted/live" events captured on camera as they unfold. Written by Murray Chapman

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