The West Wing

Season 1 Episode 9

The Short List

Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Nov 24, 1999 on NBC



  • Quotes

    • Sam: In 1787, there was a sizable block of delegates who were initially opposed to the Bill of Rights. One member of the Georgia delegation had to stay by way of opposition, "If we list the set of rights, some fools in the future are going to claim that people are entitled only to those rights enumerated and no longer. The framers knew..."
      Harrison: Were you just calling me a fool, Mr. Seaborn?
      Sam: I wasn't calling you a fool, sir. The brand new state of Georgia was.