The West Wing (1999–2006)
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War Crimes 

After a fatal shooting in Texas, the president asks Hoynes to go down there and speak out for gun control, in spite of his history opposing it. Donna makes a gaffe in front of the ... See full summary »

Director:

Alex Graves

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (created by), Aaron Sorkin (teleplay by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Lowe ... Sam Seaborn
Stockard Channing ... Abbey Bartlet
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
Michael O'Keefe ... Will Sawyer
Gerald McRaney ... USAF Gen. Alan Adamle
Tim Matheson ... Vice President John Hoynes
Mark Feuerstein ... Clifford Calley
Renée Estevez ... Nancy
Bob Glouberman ... Terry Beckwith
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Storyline

After a fatal shooting in Texas, the president asks Hoynes to go down there and speak out for gun control, in spite of his history opposing it. Donna makes a gaffe in front of the Congressional committee. Leo argues with an old friend about the creation of an international war crimes tribunal. Written by Taigan

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 2001 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Previously on the West Wing" spoken by Josh (Bradley Whitford). See more »

Goofs

At the park, after Josh talks to Cliff, he goes and sits next to Donna on the bench. He puts his arm around her and says it will be fine. The camera cuts away and when it cuts back, his arm is no longer around her. See more »

Quotes

[Leo has just been told that a target he bombed while in Vietnam was civilian]
Leo McGarry: Why did you tell me that?
USAF Gen. Alan Adamle: Because you could be charged and tried for a war crime.
Leo McGarry: [long pause, very distraught] WHY did you tell me that?
USAF Gen. Alan Adamle: All wars are crimes.
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Connections

References First Blood (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

You Make Me Feel So Young
(uncredited)
Written by Mack Gordon and Josef Myrow
Performed by Martin Sheen
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