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War Crimes 

After a fatal shooting in Texas, the president asks Hoynes to go down there and speak out for gun control, in spite of his history opposing it. Donna makes a gaffe in front of the ... See full summary »

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Charlie Young
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Will Sawyer
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Clifford Calley
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Terry Beckwith
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After a fatal shooting in Texas, the president asks Hoynes to go down there and speak out for gun control, in spite of his history opposing it. Donna makes a gaffe in front of the Congressional committee. Leo argues with an old friend about the creation of an international war crimes tribunal. Written by Taigan

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7 November 2001 (USA)  »

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The fountain that Josh and Donna meet Cliff Calley by at the end of the episode is the same fountain used in the opening credits of Friends (1994). This can be seen by the same buildings in the background. See more »

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After Bartlett and Hoynes finish their conversation in the Oval, the exterior shot into the office shows that it's raining heavily, including thunder. The next scene is happening simultaneously in a park where Donna and Josh are meeting Cliff about the diary. It is dry, and obviously hasn't been raining since Donna and Josh both sitting outside on a bench with dry hair and clothing. See more »

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Josh Lyman: Why?
Sam Seaborn: Why?
Josh Lyman: Yes.
Sam Seaborn: Because this country is populated with unbalanced people. Many of whom find their way to Washington. As if the continent funnels them into this one spot.
Josh Lyman: He wants to abolish the penny?
Sam Seaborn: He doesn't want to abolish it, as much as he wants to give his boss a reason why we can't.
Josh Lyman: Well, it's stupid.
Sam Seaborn: Yeah, but the thing is... it isn't really.
Josh Lyman: Really?
Sam Seaborn: It turns out the majority of pennies don't circulate. They go in jars and sock drawers. Two-thirds of the pennies produced in the last 30 ...
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You Make Me Feel So Young
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Written by Mack Gordon and Josef Myrow
Performed by Martin Sheen
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