"The Genoa Tip"
Season 2, Episode 2
Season 2 Episode 2
Air date July 21, 2013
Written by Story by:
Dana Ledoux Miller,
Adam R. Perlman,
Aaron Sorkin
Teleplay by:
Aaron Sorkin
Directed by Jeremy Podeswa
Episode Guide
"First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers"
"Willie Pete"

The Genoa Tip is the second episode of the second season, and the twelfth episode of the series overall. The teleplay was adapted by Executive Producer Aaron Sorkin, and the story was written by Sorkin, Dana Ledoux Miller, and Adam R. Perlman. This episode first aired on September 15, 2013; the events of this episode begin on August 25, 2011 and conclude September 13, 2011. There is a flashback via stock footage of the morning of September 11, 2001.



Will ponders his ruined career, while Maggie and Sloan concoct a scheme to track down the user that posted the YouTube video. Don wrestles with the impending execution of Troy Davis. Mac encourages Jerry to pursue the "Operation Genoa " tip and she green-lights Maggie's assignment to Uganda. Meanwhile, Jim meets opposition from the Romney campaign and a reporter from a "rival competitor." Will restrains himself from anything that might offend "America." Sloan and Elliot take over for Will during the 9/11 10-year anniversary coverage. A couple of technicians in the control room discover footage from the morning of September 11, 2001 in which we see the first meeting of Will and Charlie. Neal is arrested at an Occupy Wall Street protest with Shelly Wexler. Will attempts to bail him out of jail.



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External linksEdit

The Newsroom Season 2 (2013)
#201 "First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers" #206 "One Step Too Many"
#202 "The Genoa Tip" #207 "Red Team III"
#203 "Willie Pete" #208 "Election Night, Part I"
#204 "Unintended Consequences" #209 "Election Night, Part II"
#205 "News Night with Will McAvoy"

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