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: October 30, 2002
The president finally debates Robert Ritchie (James Brolin). Bartlet's foreign-policy "spinner": cantankerous State Department veteran Albie Duncan (Hal Holbrook). Meanwhile, Leo and Jordan Kendall (Joanna Gleason) meet with a UN diplomat about the escalating Qumari crisis; Sam tries to persuade the staffers for a just-deceased Southern California Congressional candidate to end their campaign; and Toby once again tries to persuade his ex-wife, Rep. Andrea Wyatt (Kathleen York), to marry him.