Season 5, Episode 10 The Stormy Present

First Aired: January 7, 2004

While pro-democracy demonstrations (or are they pro-theocracy protests?) wrack Saudi Arabia, an ex-President dies, giving Bartlet a chance to talk shop with two ex-Presidents aboard Air Force One. Meanwhile, Josh and Angela Blake referee a dispute between North Carolina and Connecticut over a copy of the Bill of Rights stolen (or was it "liberated"?) from the North Carolina statehouse at the end of the Civil War; and C.J. investigates rumors of Defense Department mind-control experiments.

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Stephen Tobolowsky Max Milkman
Don Priester Secret Service Agent
Ron Canada Theodore Barrow
Bellamy Young Marylou Meriwether
Steve Ryan Defense Secretary Hutchinson
James Cromwell D. Wire Newman
Terry O'Quinn General Alexander
John Goodman Glenallen Walken

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  • Premiered: September 22, 1999
  • Rating: TV-14
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  • Premise: 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)

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