The West Wing 1999 | TV Show

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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 Em (more…)

Premiered: September 22, 1999

Rating: TV-14

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Season 2, Episode 8 Shibboleth

First Aired: November 22, 2000

It's the week before Thanksgiving and a shipload of illegal immigrants from China has just been intercepted. They're claiming asylum as persecuted Christians. Meanwhile, Toby presses the President to appoint Leo's sister (Deborah Hedwall), the superintendent of schools in Atlanta, to an important Education Department post. Making this politically dicey is that she's a foe of school prayer. Jhin Wei: Henry O. John La Salle: Sam Anderson. Mary Marsh: Annie Corley. Al Caldwell: F. William Parker.

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