The West Wing

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…)

Season 5, Episode 19 Talking Points

First Aired: April 21, 2004

On a day the president is to travel to Brussels to sign a trade pact, Josh learns that a U.S. tech firm will outsource 17,000 jobs to India. Meanwhile, C.J. tries to get reluctant reporters to write about an FCC media-consolidation ruling that smells fishy to her; Josh and Donna are feuding; and Bartlet has an awkward discussion about U.S.-French relations with a new NSC deputy (Mary McCormack). Richard Schiff directed.

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