The morning after Mendoza's confirmation, various staff members are brought back to earth by difficult meetings.
Did You Know?
Referenced in this episode, General Sherman's "Special Order Number 15" was issued on January 16th, 1865, providing 40-acre parcels of land and mules to freed slaves. However, President Andrew Johnson effectively revoked the orders four months later, not four years later as the episode mentions, with the "Amnesty Proclamation" on May 29, 1865. See more
Jeff Breckenridge says his African ancestors were kidnapped and taken to New Guinea before being shipped to the USA. New Guinea is in the Pacific ocean north of Australia, and he should have said either Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, or Equatorial Guinea, all of which are in Africa. See more
[Mallory is angry at Sam before going on a date with him because of the position paper he wrote about school vouchers
What kind of dates have you had that you're amazed this hasn't come up?
I'm a public school teacher.
Seriously, the other guys - they order drinks and say: "Before we go any further I just want you to know my position on school vouchers?"
West Wing Main Title
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more