When the military loses contact with a submarine in hostile waters, the President must choose between risking the lives of the crew and provoking North Korea. CJ relishes the Majority Leader's flubbing of an interview. Babbish informs Abby that she is the weak link in the President's legal defense. Written by
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The Assistant Secretary of State, played by Hal Holbrook
, refers to the U.S.S. Pueblo incident, saying, "I was there." Holbrook played the captain of the Pueblo in Pueblo
(1973). See more
When Nancy briefs Leo she mentions that the USS Portland Seawolf Submarine went silent and that 2 other Seawolf Class Submarine stationed in Japan will be sent to rescue the USS Portland. There are only 3 Seawolf Submarines in the US inventory. All of them are stationed in Washington State. Japan has no US Submarine bases. Under an agreement with the Japanese Government Nuclear Powered Submarines are not allowed to be home ported in Japan. This was agreement was later changed in 2006. See more
The majority leader got the question last night.
... and just kept on diggin'.
[reading from transcript
"with the greatest technology of any people of any country in the world, along with the greatest, not the greatest, but very serious problems confronting our people, and I want to be President in order to focus on these problems in a way that uses the energy of our people to move us forward, basically."
It's the "basically" that makes it art.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more