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Listener beware - like the episode we're discussing, Han, this installment of The West Wing Weekly has more sad piano music than all previous episodes combined. When they're not lost in a sadness so deep no tears will come, Josh and Hrishi interview Paula Yoo, the writer who came up with the story of a would-be North Korean defector who visits the White House.
Frédéric Chopin - Prelude in E-Minor (op.28 no. 4)
Paula Yoo - Books / Music / Blog
Paula Yoo's Violin Version of “The West Wing” theme
HITCHENS ON MOTHER TERESA – Interview By Matt Cherry
The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice
I’m guessing Ryan Pierce was made a descendant of President Pierce for two reasons:— doubtingapostle (@doubtingapostle) June 9, 2018
1) POTUS Pierce is the only actual president from New Hampshire.
2) POTUS Pierce had no grandchildren, so the character of Ryan can’t offend anyone.@WestWingWeekly @HrishiHirway @JoshMalina