As the Haitian army continues their seizure of the American embassy there, Bartlet and the staff prepare for the announcement that Bartlet has M.S. and the President must decide whether or he will seek re-election. As the funeral for Mrs. Landingham takes place and the announcement draws nearer, Bartlet thinks back to his past in search of the answer to the question everyone is asking: Will he seek re-election?
Did You Know?
Bartlet (Martin Sheen
)'s motorcade to the State Department press conference passes the National Cathedral in a path so leisurely that it staggers the imagination - minimally a seven mile trip, rather than the actual one mile direct distance between the White House and State Department. See more
When the president is in the oval office, stewing about re-election, the door blows open after he closes all of the other doors and it remains open. There are two problems with this. First, a wind tunnel would not occur when all doors are closed; at least one door into the office would need to be open. Second, there is always a Marine standing at the door to the oval office, yet none are visible and nobody moves to close the door that flew open. See more
You don't know how to use the intercom.
President Josiah Bartlet
It's not that I don't know how to use it. It's just that I haven't learned yet.
West Wing Main Title
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more