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China is increasingly the centre of production for most of the technology we consume. In part this is because of cheap labour but it also comes down to the fact that China has control of most of the worlds rare earth minerals manufacturing, particularly those used in the manufacture of microchips. US and other western technology corporations often ...


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The West Wing Wiki lists code names for only four characters: President Josiah Bartlett: Eagle Sam Seaborn: Princeton C.j. Cregg: Flamingo Zoe Bartlett: Bookbag Wikipedia contains a few more: President Jed Bartlet - Eagle or Liberty Gus Westin (Grandson of Jed Bartlett) - Tonka Arnold Vinick - Big Sur There's also a reddit, but most of these seem to be ...


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As a huge The West Wing fan, to me the flash-forward was a pleasant surprise from the regular chronological (1) story telling, and I did not experience it as being a spoiler. In fact, as trigger to keep watching, quite the opposite: At the end of the sixth season, it is unclear if Toby will be caught for leaking classified information, so Bartlet to Toby ...


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I would say that each character's responsibilities were definitely expanded upon for dramatic purposes, as they would do for any television show (such as CSI or Criminal Minds). In the case of Toby and Sam, they would certainly be involved in policy decisions (to the extent of crafting the Executive Branch's message), but they would not be in charge nor ...


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The characters of Toby Zeigler and Sam Seaborn are not just employees, people appointed to fill a particular job. Like many first term appointees, particularly to the communication positions, they were part of the inner core of Bartlet's campaign for president, and ideologically close to Bartlett. Therefore its natural that they are part of the President's ...


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This is just a possible guess, but it's likely it has something to do with the process needed to create the plot recap and the title sequences. I imagine the cost-analysis showed that it wasn't worth it to recreate those from the original film source (they'd have to re-edit, re-cut, re-mix the audio, etc.). They also didn't do anything with the audio when ...



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