Santos and his staff prepare for the inauguration as Bartlet and his team look back on their years in the White House. Series Finale.
Did You Know?
The action for the swearing in was actually shot on a small replica of the capitol platform built on a parking lot at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank. See more
Railing against how cold it will be outside on the dais during the inauguration, Abbey Bartlett asks "Who in his right mind decided that January would be the right time to hold an outdoor ceremony north of the equator?" President Bartlett replies "Jefferson, Adams, Franklin". President Bartlett, being a fan of historical minutiae, would know better. Inauguration Day, was on March 4 from 1793 until 1933. It was changed to January 20th by the 20th amendment. See more
[briefing Ronna on her duties
Your most important job is keeping track of who's going in and out of the oval office. The first thing you'll need to do is establish who'll have walk-in privileges. Usually it's just the First Lady and the Chief of Staff. At some point the President is going to ask you to take away his wife's walk-in privileges... don't do it. No matter how much he begs.
Hail to the Chief
Written by James Sanderson See more