The West Wing (1999–2006)
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Enemies Foreign and Domestic 

A meeting with the new Russian president becomes politically dangerous when surveillance photos show Russia building a nuclear reactor in Iran. C.J. is assigned Secret Service protection after receiving death threats.

Director:

Alex Graves

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (created by), Paul Redford | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Lowe ... Sam Seaborn
Dulé Hill ... Charlie Young
Allison Janney ... C.J. Cregg
Janel Moloney ... Donna Moss
Richard Schiff ... Toby Ziegler
John Spencer ... Leo McGarry
Bradley Whitford ... Josh Lyman
Martin Sheen ... Jed Bartlet
Mark Harmon ... Agent Simon Donovan
Ian McShane ... Russian Negotiator Nikolai Ivanovich
John Amos ... Percy Fitzwallace
Peter Scolari ... Antares C.E.O. Jake Kimball
Michael O'Neill ... Secret Service Agent Ron Butterfield
Gregory Itzin ... State Dept. Representative
Bill Cobbs ... Alan Tatum
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Storyline

A meeting with the new Russian president becomes politically dangerous when surveillance photos show Russia building a nuclear reactor in Iran. C.J. is assigned Secret Service protection after receiving death threats.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 2002 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

When Fitzwallace (John Amos) enters the room to show Bartlet (Martin Sheen) photos of the reactor being built in Busher. He says that the photos were taken by SR71. SR71 Blackbird was long-range reconnaissance aircraft in use by U.S. from 1968 and retired from active duty in 1998. As this episode was aired in 2002 they wouldn't have used this aircraft instead they would have used F-117A, Lockheed U-2 or some sort of UAV or reconnaissance satellite. See more »

Goofs

CJ states that one of the photos shown to her by Agent Ron Butterfield was taken from only twenty feet away. With a good zoom lens, it could have been taken from much farther away, and there is no way to tell from just the picture itself. See more »

Quotes

President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet: You're going to get secret service protection, but I can't order it unless you sign this piece of paper; so sign this piece of paper.
Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg: Sir, can I ask why you feel it's necessary?
President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet: Because Ron says it is; and around here we do whatever Ron says.
President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet: [C.J. continues to object to Secret Service protection, and President Bartlet interrupts] I don't care. I don't care. You're part of my family and this thing is happening and I simply won't permit it. Sign the piece of paper. Let me tell you something: The ...
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Connections

References At the Circus (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

West Wing Main Title
(uncredited)
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony
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