- The Al Smith Dinner
Infobox Television episode
Title = The Al Smith Dinner
Series = The West Wing
Caption = The attack add on Matt Santos
Season = 7
Episode = 138
October 30 2005
Production = 2T6206
Lesli Linka Glatter
Janeane Garofalo Ron Silver Patricia Richardson Dean Norris Lisa Darr
Matthew Del Negro Ramón De Ocampo
Episode list = List of "The West Wing" episodes
Season list = Infobox The West Wing season 7 episode list
Next ="The Al Smith Dinner" is episode 138 of "The West Wing". An independent Republican party organisation releases an attack ad against
Matt Santosconcerning his voting record on abortion. Arnold Vinickwants the party to condemn the ad, before the entire campaign turns negative. Both candidates seriously consider their positions on abortion, and it is revealed that Santos is actually pro-life.
Al Smith Dinneris a fundraiser held for Catholic Charitiesand a regular stop on the presidential campaign trail.
* [http://epguides.com/WestWing/ The West Wing Episode Guide]
* [http://www.alsmithfoundation.org/thedinner.html Catholic Charities Al Smith Dinner Page]
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