20 Hours in LA

The West Wing
20 Hours in LA
Season One, Episode Sixteen
Station (US): NBC
Air Date (US): Feb 23, 2000
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The President and his staff head to Los Angeles for a whirlwind visit and a celebrity fund raiser, and Bartlet meets his daughter Zoey’s new Secret Service agent.

Character Review

A direct person, Gina takes the role of protecting ‘Bookbag’ seriously.

Character Notes

  • Gina was in the Army ROTC at U of Virginia (Criminology)
  • She holds the rank of 2nd Lt. in MP
  • Was the first person to sign up for the detail.


POTUS It’s not your job to tell me if she’s cutting English Lit; it’s not your job to tell me if she’s dying her hair blue, or going to a strip club, or whatever she’s doing with her friends. You know what your job is.
Gina Yes, Sir, Mr. President.
POTUS If she’s cutting English Lit, I want to know about it.
Gina No deal, Mr. President.