west wing

  • November 12, 2008   BY Admin 

    Senior NewsHour correspondent Gwen Ifill spoke with Steve Goldbloom about President-Elect Barack Obama’s transition to the White House, including some of his early appointments, such as his selection of Rahm Emanuel as his chief of staff. Continue reading

  • September 27, 2000  

    The Emmy-winning "West Wing" actress discusses how her tough-talking press secretary, C.J., compares to her real-life White House counterparts. The following are extended excerpts of her interview with the NewsHour. Continue reading

  • September 27, 2000  

    "The West Wing" writer and creator talks about how the line between fantasy and reality factors in when he plots out the program. The following are extended excerpts of his interview with the NewsHour. Continue reading

  • September 16, 2000  

    The executive producer of "The West Wing" examines the parallels between his program and its famous real-life subjects. The following are extended excerpts of his interview with the NewsHour. Continue reading

  • September 16, 2000  

    "The West Wing" actor discusses how his character — Leo McGarry, President Bartlet’s chief of staff — fits into the program, and how the program portrays American political thought. The following are extended excerpts of his interview with the NewsHour. Continue reading

  • September 16, 2000  

    "The West Wing" actor who plays Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman looks at the program’s tone and its differences from press coverage of the real White House. The following are extended excerpts of his interview with the NewsHour. Continue reading

  • September 13, 2000  

    The White House Press Secretary for President Clinton until the end of September 2000 discusses how "The West Wing" could change public perceptions of the White House and the press. The following are extended excerpts of his interview with the NewsHour. Continue reading

  • September 8, 2000  

    The former White House spokesman for Presidents Reagan and Bush and "The West Wing" consultant discusses the parallels between the show and the real White House. The following are extended excerpts of his interview with the NewsHour. Continue reading