This drama follows the professional and personal life of Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord, a brilliant CIA analyst-turned-college professor who returns to Washington, D.C., as a favor to the president, whom she considers a friend. While he values Elizabeth's frankness and how she confidently handles the job on her own terms, those qualities aren't al (more…)
First Aired: April 26, 2015
Elizabeth sees a therapist to deal with her PTSD; at the same time, she prepares for the president of Iran to sign a nuclear treaty; and works to foil a secret plot to assassinate the Iranian leader on U.S. soil. Meanwhile, the Secretary of State's office need to address a massive outcry over Iran's plan to stone to death a gay citizen.