The Al Smith Dinner

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
Airdate = October 302005
Production = 2T6206
Writer = Eli Attie
Director = Lesli Linka Glatter
Guests = Janeane Garofalo
Ron Silver
Patricia Richardson
Dean Norris
Lisa Darr
NiCole Robinson
Matthew Del Negro
Ramón De Ocampo
Episode list = List of "The West Wing" episodes
Season list = Infobox The West Wing season 7 episode list
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"The Al Smith Dinner" is episode 138 of "The West Wing". An independent Republican party organisation releases an attack ad against Matt Santos concerning his voting record on abortion. Arnold Vinick wants 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.

The real Al Smith Dinner is a fundraiser held for Catholic Charities and a regular stop on the presidential campaign trail.

External links

* [ The West Wing Episode Guide]
* [ Catholic Charities Al Smith Dinner Page]

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