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 ... Jed Bartlet
Emily Procter ... Ainsley Hayes
Zakes Mokae ... President Nimbala
Michael Chinyamurindi Michael Chinyamurindi ... Nimbala's Translator
Michael Cavanaugh ... Pharmaceutical Executive
Len Cariou ... Pharmaceutical Executive
Ted McGinley ... Mark Gottfried
NiCole Robinson ... Margaret
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2000 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The number that displays on Ainsley's caller ID when the White House calls is (202) 456-1414. That is the real world telephone number of the White House switchboard. See more »

Goofs

Ainsley is alerted to a call from the White House by the phone number 456-1414 showing up on her caller ID. White House phones will not show up on caller ID as anything more than the area code (though the recipient would know it was a White House call, since most blocked calls don't display the area code). See more »

Quotes

Sam Seaborn: But for a brilliant surgical team and two centimeters of a miracle, this guy
[meaning Josh]
Sam Seaborn: is dead right now. From bullets fired from a gun bought legally. They bought guns. They loaded them. They drove from Wheeling to Rosslyn. And until they pulled the trigger, they had yet to commit a crime. I am so off the charts tired of the gun lobby tossing around terms like "personal freedom" and nobody calling them on it. It's not about personal freedom. And it certainly has nothing to do with public ...
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Soundtracks

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