After a Republican commentator trounces Sam on television, President Bartlett decides to hire her over the objections of the staff. Josh and Toby mediate a conference between U.S. drug companies and an African President whose country is dying of AIDS. Written by
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President Bartlet is drinking from a Dayton Flyers mug. Martin Sheen
was born in Dayton, Ohio, home of the University of Dayton Flyers. See more
In the segment marked "Tuesday", Bartlet asks Leo, "Did you see Sam get puréed on Capitol Beat last night?" In the next segment however, Leo says that "the woman who was on Capitol Beat with Sam Sunday." See more
President Josiah Bartlet
When they close the book on me and you, it will say that at this moment you were not there for me. And for that, obviously, there will be some kind of punishment.
Well, you could sing Puccini for me again, Mr. President. We'll call it even.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more