'West Wing' Pays Tribute to Sorkin
There was outgoing President Bartlet (
During bluesman Keb Mo's rendition of "America the Beautiful," the camera settled on none other than "West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin for a wordless cameo. Considering he brought the show's version of the presidency to life, it seemed fitting that he would be on the Capitol steps to watch Santos take over for Bartlet.
Sorkin, however, did not create Santos. He and fellow executive producer Thomas Schlamme left
The finale, written by executive producer John Wells, was a fairly understated affair, focusing on the outgoing Bartlet staff's transition back into civilian life and the Santos administration's move into the
Sorkin and Schlamme will return to