" is the 22nd and final episode of the sixth season of The West Wing
The Democratic National Convention
has finally arrived and despite the best efforts of the White House, there is still no Presidential
, as convention Chair, sits down with representatives from the Russell
campaigns and in between the fighting tries to organize proceedings. The potential nominees will be allowed to speak before two ballots will take place. With no one prepared to give up ground, Leo resorts to rock, paper, scissors
to decide the speaking order.
Meanwhile, the lives of the three astronauts in the International Space Station
are still hanging in the balance as their oxygen supply dwindles. The White House
is trying to deal with the aftermath of the leaked rumour of a military shuttle that can be used save them. With voices on all sides furious, President Bartlet
demands that the leaker's name be on his desk by Friday and has given the task to Toby and Kate Harper.
Back at the Convention, Josh
is trying to work out where he can find the crucial votes needed to win Santos the nomination. With the belief that Hoynes' campaign is over, Josh asks his former boss to transfer his votes to Santos after the first ballot. Hoynes says he'll think about it. Meanwhile, the Russell camp receives some bad news; Governor Eric Baker
, their choice for Vice President
after Santos's rejection wants to talk again.
With voting in the first ballot going on,... Read More