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MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.

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Series cast summary:
...  President Mackenzie Allen 19 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Nathan Templeton 19 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Jim Gardner 19 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Rod Calloway 19 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Kelly Ludlow 19 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Rebecca Calloway 19 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Amy Calloway 19 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Vince Taylor 19 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Horace Calloway 18 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Jayne Murray 16 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Richard 'Dickie' McDonald 10 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Kate Allen 10 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Sara Templeton 9 episodes, 2005-2006
...  Gilda Rockwell 8 episodes, 2005-2006
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MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.

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This Fall a woman will be President. See more »

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The characters of the President and Vice President were named after the two actors who played those roles in director Rod Lurie 's previous political thriller The Contender (2000). Teddy Bridges, named for 'Jeff Bridges' who played President Jackson Evans, and MacKenzie Allen, named for Joan Allen who played Laine Hanson, his vice-presidential nominee. See more »

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Mackenzie Allen: So I say to the people of this nation: I am humbled by your greatness. I am humbled by the history being made here today, humbled by the notion that I am the first woman to hold this office. I'm humbled by the responsibilities that rest with me.
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.79 (2005) See more »

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The Commander in Chief;
28 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

Gena Davis anchors the Commander In Chief with her remarkable, nuanced acting skills; if the writing stays as top notch as it was in the season opener,and if the supporting cast is developed with the complexity suggested in the season's opener, this show should prove to be a provocative drama; it will be interesting to note if, as with the West Wing, the story lines sometimes reflect contemporary or recent events... hopefully the writers will challenge the viewers out of status quo mindsets, where the idea of being American has become too facile.....the show, I hope, will gradually draw a large audience despite the fierce competition at that time slot from other networks.....Good luck to the creators and writers of Commander In Chief!


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