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Mary McCormack as Kate Harper and Anna Deavere Smith as Dr. Nancy McNally.
Mary McCormack as Kate Harper and Anna Deavere Smith as Dr. Nancy McNally.

Kate Harper is a fictional character on the television show The West Wing. She is played by Mary McCormack. Harper is a commander in the United States Navy, and serves as the Deputy National Security Advisor (under Dr. Nancy McNally) to President Josiah Bartlet. Actress Mary McCormack as Kate Harper and Anna Deavere Smith as Dr. Nancy McNally on NBCs The West Wing. Photo by NBC. This is a copyrighted image that has been released by a company or organisation to promote their works in the media. ... Actress Mary McCormack as Kate Harper and Anna Deavere Smith as Dr. Nancy McNally on NBCs The West Wing. Photo by NBC. This is a copyrighted image that has been released by a company or organisation to promote their works in the media. ... The Three Graces, here in a painting by Sandro Botticelli, were the goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility in Greek mythology. ... The West Wing may refer to several topics: A television drama set in the West Wing of the White House. ... Mary McCormack (born February 8, 1969 in Plainfield, New Jersey) is an American television and film actress. ... Commander is a military rank used in many navies but not generally in armies or air forces. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... -1... Dr. Nancy McNally is the fictional National Security Advisor to President Josiah Bartlet on the television series The West Wing, played by Anna Deavere Smith. ... Seal of the President of the United States The President of the United States is the head of state of the United States. ... Josiah Edward Jed Bartlet, President of the United States, is a fictional character played by Martin Sheen on the television serial drama The West Wing. ...

Kate Harper was born into a Navy family, and grew up at various naval bases in Florida, in rather poor living conditions. State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ...


She joined the Navy and at one time served aboard a submarine. She was recruited into the Central Intelligence Agency in the mid-1980s. Over the next two decades or more, she was involved in covert operations in Iran, Cuba, and North Korea, which were subsequently blacked out of her official file. In 2004, she was assigned to the White House, to her current post as Deputy National Security Advisor. USS Los Angeles A submarine is a specialized watercraft that can operate underwater. ... The CIA Seal The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is one of the American foreign intelligence agencies, responsible for obtaining and analyzing information about foreign governments, corporations, and individuals, and reporting such information to the various branches of the U.S. Government. ... // Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 60s and 70s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The southern side of the White House The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States. ... -1...


Harper came to real prominence during the events leading up to President Bartlet's landmark Israeli-Palestinian peace summit. She and White House Press Secretary C.J. Cregg were Bartlet's only supporters in pressing ahead with the peace talks, in the face of opposition from Chief of Staff Leo McGarry and Secretary of Defense Miles Hutchinson. During the actual summit, she was one of the key negotiators with the Chairman of the Palestinian Authority. For the legal term denoting a ruling or law of great import, see landmark case For the former Las Vegas hotel and casino, see the Landmark Tower. ... The Palestinians are a mainly Arabic-speaking people with family origins in Palestine. ... The White House Press Secretary is a senior White House official with a rank one step below Cabinet level. ... Claudia Jean C.J. Cregg, White House Chief of Staff (formerly Press Secretary) to Democratic President Josiah Bartlet, is a fictional character, played by Allison Janney on the television serial drama The West Wing. ... The White House Chief of Staff is the highest-ranking member of the Executive Office of the President of the United States. ... Leo Thomas McGarry, former United States Secretary of Labor, former White House Chief of Staff, Senior Counselor to Democratic President Josiah Bartlet, and the Democratic vice presidential nominee for the 2006 election, is a fictional character played by John Spencer on the television serial drama The West Wing. ... The United States Secretary of Defense is the head of the United States Department of Defense, concerned with the armed services and The Secretary is appointed by the President with the approval of the Senate, and is a member of the Cabinet. ... Miles Hutchinson is a fictional character on the NBC television series The West Wing, played by actor Steve Ryan. ... The West Bank The Palestinian National Authority (PNA or PA) is a semi-autonomous state institution nominally governing the bulk of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (which it calls the Palestinian Territories). It was established as a part of Oslo accords between the PLO and Israel. ...


Following the summit, she continued as an advisor to President Bartlet, most notably when he considered reopening American relations with Cuba. This incident brought to the forefront her past dealings as an officer in the CIA. The CIA Seal The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is one of the American foreign intelligence agencies, responsible for obtaining and analyzing information about foreign governments, corporations, and individuals, and reporting such information to the various branches of the U.S. Government. ...


She has an ex-husband who works for the U.S. Department of State as an undersecretary. The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the Cabinet-level foreign affairs agency of the United States government, equivalent to foreign ministries in other countries. ...


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