It's the week leading up to Valentine's Day, 2011. ACN needs someone on the ground in Cairo: Neal helps them recruit Amen ("the hidden one"), a young blogger who masks his face. Before they'll use him, the network insists that Amen drop his anonymity. Governor Scott Walker seeks elimination of collective bargaining for government employees in Wisconsin; Will covers the story with reports of behind-the-scenes funding from the Koch brothers. Someone is playing Mackenzie, the network's morning show repeats gossip about her furnished by Nina Howard, and the newsroom staff finds a touchstone in the movie "Rudy." Written by
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Mackenzie tells Amen that he must take off his bandana to prove himself as a credible source, but he is actually using a keffiyeh to cover his face. See more
[Maggie cleaning up Jim's bleeding head
Do you know what you're doing?
I could've been a doctor!
Well, I didn't go to medical school or anything.
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