The West Wing Watch Parties

We use one of the most award-winning television shows of all time to illustrate political issues and connect them with our lives here in Oklahoma. After each episode we’re joined by a panel of experts and professionals who help strip away the Hollywood and explain how a particular aspect of government actually works out here in the real world. Entertaining, inspiring, and always educational.

Tickets are totally free, but required so we can plan for crowd size.

 
 
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May 15 | “Let bartlet be bartlet”

Episode summary: The West Wing staff are feeling malaise as it seems they never get anything accomplished. Meanwhile, a leaked memo is a land mine that could embarrass the administration.

Discussion Topic: Leadership.

Panelists: TBA

 
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august 28 | “the supremes”

Episode summary: A Supreme Court Justice dies, forcing the administration's hand on picking a desirable replacement who can be confirmed by a hostile Congress.

Discussion: We'll be joined by Oklahoma's Solicitor General for an inside look at the Supreme Court and what it's like to present a case before them.

Panelists: Oklahoma Solicitor General, Mithun Mansinghani.

 
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novemebr 20 | “The indians in the lobby”

Episode summary: While the president frets about where to spend Thanksgiving, C.J. attends to two American Indians who refuse to leave the White House before speaking to an official.

Panelists: Our panel discussion for this episode will deviate from the usual political themes and focus instead on a true bipartisan issue: Food. We'll be joined by a few of OKC's finest local cooking experts who will serve as a real-life Butterball Hotline to answer all of your Thanksgiving meal-related questions.