Madam Secretary (2014–2019)

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Elizabeth attempts to prevent a war when Israel threatens military action against Iran.


Sam Hoffman


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Téa Leoni ... Elizabeth McCord
Tim Daly ... Henry McCord
Keith Carradine ... President Conrad Dalton
Patina Miller ... Daisy Grant
Geoffrey Arend ... Matt Mahoney
Erich Bergen ... Blake Moran
Sebastian Arcelus ... Jay Whitman
Kathrine Herzer ... Alison McCord
Evan Roe Evan Roe ... Jason McCord
Wallis Currie-Wood ... Stephanie 'Stevie' McCord
Zeljko Ivanek ... Russell Jackson
Bebe Neuwirth ... Nadine Tolliver
Michael Cerveris ... Congressman Jeff Pearson
Rene Auberjonois ... Walter Nowack (as René Auberjonois)
J.C. MacKenzie ... Governor Sam Evans


When Iran has reportedly violated certain treaties in regards to their nuclear capabilities, Elizabeth tries to have sanctions imposed. But France refuses to join the US because it might jeopardize a deal they have with Iran. And the Israelis are warning her if they don't get Iran in line they will take matters into their own hands and they are not kidding. Evans decides to exploit the situation and goes on TV condemning Iran. Elizabeth brings in Nowack to help and deduces that the Iranians might not be responsible. They try to find out who is. Eventually they do and Elizabeth asks for the Iranians to allow UN inspectors in but they refuse because they feel Evans' words were insulting. So Elizabeth tries to get him to take back what he said. Russell wants Henry to talk to a congressman he knows and ask him to support Dalton's campaign. And Stevie tries to get Jackson to endorse her to get into Harvard but tells her he has no time Written by

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Stephanie 'Stevie' McCord: [explaining her desire to attend an Ivy League law school for the sake of doing non-profit, social-cause work] To do good you have to *be* good... I mean, maybe the best? The bad guys, they have all the help they need. But regular people who just need help? They... they have to settle for whoever they can get and usually it's no and...
Russell Jackson: Okay. I'm going to give you a piece of advice, and I want you to listen closely 'cause you won't hear it from your parents, Stephanie McCord.
Stephanie 'Stevie' McCord: Okay.
Russell Jackson: If you want to do...
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11 December 2016 (USA) See more »

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New York City, New York, USA

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