Casting Call for Duck and Cover from this web site, (easier to see in cached version) here:
(highlight to read) THE WEST WING, "Duck and Cover" Episodic JOHN WELLS PRODUCTIONS / WBTV 1 HOUR SERIES / NBC (SEASON 7, EPISODE 12) Executive Producer: John Wells Executive Producer: Alex Graves Executive Producer: Chris Misiano Executive Producer: Lawrence O'Donnell Executive Producer: Peter Noah Producer: Mike Hissrich Director: Chris Misiano Casting Director: Laura Schiff Casting Associate: Josh Einsohn Location: Los Angeles Start Date: 11/9/2005 NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT ACTORS WHO HAVE ALREADY BEEN ON "THE WEST WING." NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT SEND TAPED SUBMISSIONS OR DEMO REELS!
[CHAIRMAN RAVITCH] Late 40s to 50s, Caucasian. Ravitch is the very competent, wellinformed, Chairperson of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; able to handle lots of very technical jargon. When there is a crisis at a nuclear power plant, Ravitch works closely with the President to try to remedy the situation as quickly and safely as possible...GUEST STAR.
[ASST. SECRETARY BLIEDEN] Male, mid to late 30s, Caucasian. Blieden is the politicallyappointed Assistant Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services. Responsible for communicating with the press on behalf of his department, he ignores a gag order from the White House and discusses the nuclear accident with the press anyway...CO-STAR.
[REPORTER] 30 to 55, male or female. This is a print reporter (i.e., NOT on-air talent) covering the White House in the press room...PLEASE SUBMIT ALL ETHNICITIES...COSTAR.
[SCIENTIST] 40s to early 50s. This is an expert called upon by a network news station to comment on the potential disaster at a nuclear energy facility...CO-STAR. (1 line)
[YOUTH VOTER #1] 18-20, male. Politically active, well-informed college student. He is chosen to ask a question of Congressman Santos (Jimmy Smits) during a “Rock the Vote” round-table event with the candidate...CO-STAR. (1 line)
[YOUTH VOTER #2] 18-20, female. Politically active, well-informed college student. She is chosen to ask a question of Congressman Santos (Jimmy Smits) during a “Rock the Vote” round-table event with the candidate...CO-STAR. (1 line)
[D.O.E. SPOKESPERSON] Male or female, mid 30s to early 40s. The well-educated, wellspoken spokesperson for the Department of Energy...CO-STAR. (1 line)
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