The West Wing (1999–2006)
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In This White House 

After a Republican commentator trounces Sam on television, President Bartlett decides to hire her over the objections of the staff. Josh and Toby mediate a conference between U.S. drug ... See full summary »

Director:

Ken Olin

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (created by), Aaron Sorkin (teleplay by) | 2 more credits »
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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 ... President Josiah Bartlet
Emily Procter ... Ainsley Hayes
Zakes Mokae ... President Nimbala
Michael Chinyamurindi Michael Chinyamurindi ... Nimbala's Translator
Michael Cavanaugh ... Pharmaceutical Executive
Len Cariou ... Alan Damson
Ted McGinley ... Mark Gottfried
NiCole Robinson ... Margaret Hooper
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Storyline

After a Republican commentator trounces Sam on television, President Bartlett decides to hire her over the objections of the staff. Josh and Toby mediate a conference between U.S. drug companies and an African President whose country is dying of AIDS. Written by Taigan

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Trivia

This is the first of 3 appearances of Ted McGinley who also has appeared in another Aaron Sorkin TV show. The first being Sports Night as Dana's Lawyer boyfriend Gordan. In the West Wing he appears in a recurring role as a news anchor for Capital Beat. See more »

Goofs

In the segment marked "Tuesday", Bartlet asks Leo, "Did you see Sam get puréed on Capitol Beat last night?" In the next segment however, Leo says that "the woman who was on Capitol Beat with Sam Sunday." See more »

Quotes

Ainsley Hayes: Yes, sir. I've been thinking about that ever since your office called me on Tuesday, and I have something to say on my own behalf, if you'll permit me a moment to say it, and I understand if you won't, but I would really appreciate it if you did.
Leo McGarry: I... didn't really follow that, but whatever.
Ainsley Hayes: I think that it is wrong for a man in your position to summon someone to the White House to reprimand them for voicing opposition. I think that that is wrong, and it is inappropriate. It's inappropriate, and ...
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West Wing Main Title
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2000 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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