The celebrated ensemble drama following a U.S. president and his staff as they set public policy and face personal problems in a `parallel universe' (as one of the series' executive producers called it) that can be remarkably similar to the real one. An Emmy juggernaut (four Best Drama awards in its first four seasons) as well as a Peabody winner, `Wing (more…)
First Aired: May 1, 2002
After criticizing Saudi Arabia, C.J. receives many negative e-mails, one of which interests the Secret Service. Meanwhile, the President is to meet with the new Russian President, and as Sam irons out summit details with Russian negotiators, Joint Chiefs chairman Fitzwallace arrives with sobering news: The Russians are building a nuclear facility in Iran that can produce plutonium. Also, a computer-chip maker who's a campaign contributor announces that his company must recall 80 million chips.