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The West Wing: King Corn

Presidential rivals Santos and Vinick meet by chance at an Iowa motel restaurant after a day of campaigning. Earlier in the day, the two candidates, as well as Vice President Russell spoke at the Iowa Corn Growers' Expo, each having to take a stance on ethanol subsidies. By the end of the day, Santos and Vinick come to realize that they both have worthy opponents.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 6x13
Production Number: 2T5013
Airdate: Wednesday January 26th, 2005

Director: Alex Graves
Writer: John Wells

Guest Stars
Aaron AshmoreAaron Ashmore
As Trevor
Andrew Caple-ShawAndrew Caple-Shaw
As Sean
Evan ArnoldEvan Arnold
As Ned
Gary ColeGary Cole
As Bob Russell
Ivan AllenIvan Allen
As Roger Salier
Karis CampbellKaris Campbell
As Ronna
Patricia RichardsonPatricia Richardson
As Sheila Brooks
Stephen RootStephen Root
As Bob Mayer
Teri PoloTeri Polo
As Helen Santos
Brent SchraffBrent Schraff
As Kid in the Back
Chris CoppolaChris Coppola
As Howard
Danny HartDanny Hart
As Banker
Doug SinclairDoug Sinclair
As Farmer
Jay PaulsonJay Paulson
As Roger
Joe HowardJoe Howard
As Connors
John BaylissJohn Bayliss
As Johnson
Kim FifieldKim Fifield
As Betty
Miriam ShorMiriam Shor
As Christine
Main Cast
Martin SheenMartin Sheen
As President Jed Bartlet
John SpencerJohn Spencer
As Leo McGarry
Allison JanneyAllison Janney
As Claudia Jean "C.J." Cregg
Bradley WhitfordBradley Whitford
As Josh Lyman
Janel MoloneyJanel Moloney
As Donna Moss
Richard SchiffRichard Schiff
As Toby Ziegler
Stockard ChanningStockard Channing
As Abbey Bartlet
Dulé HillDulé Hill
As Charlie Young
Joshua MalinaJoshua Malina
As Will Bailey
Alan AldaAlan Alda
As Senator Arnold Vinick
Jimmy SmitsJimmy Smits
As Matthew Santos
Mary McCormackMary McCormack
As Kate Harper
Episode Notes
Alan Alda (Senator Arnold Vinick) is now credited as a main cast member.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Johnny CashGreen, Green Grass of Home 
Patsy ClineWalkin' After Midnight 
Ryan Adams (1)Desire 

Episode References
At the hotel, Josh has trouble getting his key card to work so Donna comes over to help him. This same situation occured in season 1's "20 Hours in L.A.".

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