A stealth fighter is shot down over Iraq, leading to Bartlet ordering a military rescue as Toby worries about his brother trapped on a space shuttle orbiting the Earth. CJ deals with the ramifications of misleading the press about the rescue as the staff prepares for a town hall meeting that night. The town hall meeting goes well until the President leaves...and shots ring out. Written by
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At the town hall meeting, President Bartlet claims that his great-grandfather's great-grandfather, Josiah Bartlett, signed the Declaration of Independence. His name is spelled differently from the character on the show, but it's common for names to shift slightly in spelling over so many generations. See more
President Josiah Bartlet
You're not going to spoil my good time for me.
Oh, sir, I think we both know from experience that's not true.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more