James Cromwell, who plays Jack Bauer's father Phillip, had a role as President J. Robert Fowler in thriller The Sum of All Fears (2002), which also deals with nuclear weapons. Coincidentally, the main antagonist's name in the same film is also Jack, this time as Jack Ryan. See more
The Constitution is a wonderful thing, Karen, but back in the days of the Founding Fathers, the weapon at hand was a single-shot musket. It took half a minute to load and fire. Fayed just killed 12,000 people in less time without even taking aim. I love the Constitution, but I won't be ducking behind it when the next nuke goes off.