The west wing season 1 episode 18
The West Wing Season 1 quiz: 18 questions by Stephen Knapp
The West Wing 1x04 - Longest walk and talk scene
When Zoey Elisabeth Moss attends a college fraternity party in which one of her friends is busted for using illegal drugs, C. Allison Janney struggles to keep the embarrassing story out of the press while the White House staff celebrates the confirmation of their nominee, Judge Mendoza Edward James Olmos, not seen , for the Supreme Court.
The West Wing S01E18 Six Meetings Before Lunch
When Zoey Elisabeth Moss attends a college fraternity party in which one of her friends is busted for using illegal drugs, C. Allison Janney struggles to keep the embarrassing story out of the press while the White House staff celebrates the confirmation of their nominee, Judge Mendoza Edward James Olmos , not seen , for the Supreme Court. An uncomfortable Josh Bradley Whitford is assigned to talk with the administration's controversial nominee Carl Lumbly for assistant attorney general for civil rights who advocates that African-Americans receive financial reparations for slavery. As the episode opens, White House staff are celebrating the confirmation of Roberto Mendoza, which is playing out on the televisions. Toby comes in and admonishes everyone to wait until it is a done deal. Josh and Donna are discussing a message from Mandy as they walk over to the confirmation vote hearing. Leo is on the phone and he gets off to go and watch the vote.
The first season, which begins in the middle of Bartlet's first year in office, is loaded with images of a West Wing "stuck in neutral" and powerless to govern. Several episodes notably "Five Votes Down" and "Mr. Willis of Ohio" feature the White House desperately digging for a backdoor through which to pass a particular piece of legislation. This powerlessness ends in "Let Bartlet Be Bartlet" when Leo and the president finally agree to fight any battle they believe to be important, even if they are not sure they can win. The season ends with a cliffhanger assassination attempt with an ominous call over a Secret Service radio: "Who's been hit?!
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Six Meetings Before Lunch Summary
Sign in. Stars on the purple carpet at the Emmys decide which TV show characters would make great superheroes or supervillains , and more. Watch now. The morning after Mendoza's confirmation, various staff members are brought back to earth by difficult meetings. The creator and cast shared their feelings on the big night and the power of love. Start your free trial. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!
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