The West Wing goes under lock down as a suspected terrorist is found to be working at the White House. Stuck with a group of high school students who were visiting the White House, the staffers, President Bartlet, and the First Lady all debate the issues regarding terrorism. Meanwhile, Leo sits in on the questioning of the terrorist suspect and learns a lesson about our perceptions of terrorists.
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It is one of the few episodes that does not feature a "Previously on the West Wing" montage. See more
Secret service agent Ron Butterfield tells Leo that a suspect was apprehended while crossing from Ontario into Vermont. Vermont borders on the Canadian province of Quebec and not Ontario. See more
[on what to do with terrorists
I'd put 'em in a small cell and make them watch home movies of the birthdays and baptisms and weddings of every single person they killed over and over everyday for the rest of their lives. And then they'd get punched in the mouth every night at bedtime.
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For What it's Worth
Written by Stephen Stills
Performed by Buffalo Springfield See more