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'''Season''': 2
title = 17 People |
 
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airdate = April 4, 2001 |
 
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'''Episode''': 40
   
After a foreign terrorist is caught at the border with explosives, Bartlet (Martin Sheen) ponders the impact of ordering a heightened security alert for the nation's airports. Toby (Richard Schiff) is shocked to uncover the President's secret affliction with multiple sclerosis -- and he details its political and legal ramifications in an intense discussion with Bartlet and Leo (John Spenser).
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'''Title''': 17 People
   
In other White House corridors, Sam (Rob Lowe) and Josh (Bradley Whitford) try to punch up an upcoming presidential speech with snappy one-liners while Josh jousts with Donna (Janel Moloney) over many contentious subjects, including the exact start date of her employment. In addition, Sam and Ainsley (Emily Procter) fuss over the 14th Amendment and equal rights for women.
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'''Aired''': April 4, 2001
   
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'''Written by''': [[Aaron Sorkin]]
   
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'''Directed by''': [[Alex Graves]]
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After a foreign terrorist is caught at the border with explosives, [[President Bartlet]] ([[Martin Sheen]]) ponders the impact of ordering a heightened security alert for the nation's airports. [[Toby]] ([[Richard Schiff]]) is shocked to uncover the President's secret affliction with multiple sclerosis -- and he details its political and legal ramifications in an intense discussion with Bartlet and [[Leo]] ([[John Spenser]]).
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In other White House corridors, [[Sam]] ([[Rob Lowe]]) and [[Josh]] ([[Bradley Whitford]]) try to punch up an upcoming presidential speech with snappy one-liners while Josh jousts with [[Donna]] ([[Janel Moloney]]) over many contentious subjects, including the exact start date of her employment. In addition, Sam and [[Ainsley Hayes]] ([[Emily Procter]]) fuss over the 14th Amendment and equal rights for women.
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'''Quotes''':
   
   
 
"The Vice President's authority was murky at best. The National Security Advisor and the Secretary of State didn't know who they were taking their orders from. I wasn't in the situation room that night but I'll bet all the money in my pockets against all the money in your pockets that it was Leo, who no one elected! For 90 minutes that night there was a coup d'etat in this country."''- Toby Ziegler''
 
"The Vice President's authority was murky at best. The National Security Advisor and the Secretary of State didn't know who they were taking their orders from. I wasn't in the situation room that night but I'll bet all the money in my pockets against all the money in your pockets that it was Leo, who no one elected! For 90 minutes that night there was a coup d'etat in this country."''- Toby Ziegler''
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Revision as of 20:05, April 28, 2006

Season: 2

Episode: 40

Title: 17 People

Aired: April 4, 2001

Written by: Aaron Sorkin

Directed by: Alex Graves



After a foreign terrorist is caught at the border with explosives, President Bartlet (Martin Sheen) ponders the impact of ordering a heightened security alert for the nation's airports. Toby (Richard Schiff) is shocked to uncover the President's secret affliction with multiple sclerosis -- and he details its political and legal ramifications in an intense discussion with Bartlet and Leo (John Spenser).

In other White House corridors, Sam (Rob Lowe) and Josh (Bradley Whitford) try to punch up an upcoming presidential speech with snappy one-liners while Josh jousts with Donna (Janel Moloney) over many contentious subjects, including the exact start date of her employment. In addition, Sam and Ainsley Hayes (Emily Procter) fuss over the 14th Amendment and equal rights for women.



Quotes:


"The Vice President's authority was murky at best. The National Security Advisor and the Secretary of State didn't know who they were taking their orders from. I wasn't in the situation room that night but I'll bet all the money in my pockets against all the money in your pockets that it was Leo, who no one elected! For 90 minutes that night there was a coup d'etat in this country."- Toby Ziegler



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