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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This is the first of 3 appearances of Ted McGinley who also has appeared in another Sorkin TV show. The first being Sports Night as Dana's Lawyer boyfriend Gordan. In the West Wing he appears in a recurring rule as a news anchor for Capital Beat. 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
I rode the life-cycle this morning for an hour and a half. If it was a real cycle I'd have been in Belgium by now.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more