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'West Wing' Addition: Alan Alda

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'West Wing' Addition: Alan Alda

'West Wing' Addition: Alan Alda

'West Wing' Addition: Alan Alda

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Alda's claim to fame is co-starring in the long-running and popular TV series M*A*S*H as "Hawkeye" Pierce. This week Alda joins the series The West Wing as a senator. He's also in the new Martin Scorsese film The Aviator.. This interview originally aired Feb. 18, 1997