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What happened to senator Samuel Foley?
He died
Who was the other senator?
Senator Joseph Paine
What did the governor have to do?
Appoint a new senator
Who was Joe Paine talking to and what about?
Jim Taylor, who is the new senator
Who and why do the governor's children recommend?
Jefferson Smith cause they see him as a hero and he's the head of Boy Rangers
What was Jefferson smith's profession?
Head of Boy Rangers
Why was Jim Taylor upset that Jefferson's was appointed?
The govener didn't appoint Mills, and didn't ask Jim Taylor.
How did Sen. Paine know Jefferson Smith originally?
Friends w/ his father
What was Jefferson's father's job?
Editor and publisher of a job
What happened to Jefferson's father?
Killed by a shot in his back.
What does Jefferson do when he arrives at the train station?
Looks for his prize pigeons, and meets girls
Who does McGann call in Mr. Smith's office to check on him?
Why does Saunders get the press to humiliate Jefferson?
To quit easier
What does Paine do to get Saunders to stay?
Gave her a bonus
Why does another senator not want Smith to get the oath of office?
The papers humiliated him
What does Senator Smith do to the press after he finds out they've humiliated him?
Punches every reporter in the face
Why does the press say they're the only ones who could tell the truth?
they don't have to be re-elected
What does Senator Paine suggests senator smith do to cheer him up after the press corps make fun of him?
Create a national boys camp bill
Why does smith fiddle with his hat around Paine's daughter?
He is attracted to her and nervous
Mr. Smith gets Saunders to help. What does she do help him?
Telling how it becomes a law and records the bill.
What was the steering committee?
the committee designed of majority party leaders with power to decide the order the bills are addressed
Where did Smith want to locate the national boys camp.
Willet Creek
What happens between Smith and Saunders during the bill writing?
Have a moment
What do Paine and McGann do when Smith says "Willet Creek"?
Leave the room in a big hurry
Why does Susan Paine want to take Smith out?
So her dad can propose the bill of Willet Creek without Smith there
Why does Saunders want to marry Diz and get out of town?
She can't stand Smith being with Susan
Why does Saunders finally tell Smith about the Willet Creek dam?
She was drunk and jealous and he asked
Why was Taylor upset at the governor?
Smith is questioning about The Willet Creek da
What does Taylor offer to smith if he keeps quiet?
Offers him any job or a senate seat for the rest of his life
What does Payne ask Taylor to do?
Not be too rough with smith
What does Paine do on the Senate floor the next morning?
Accuses Smith of being in office for personal gain by using willet creek as a boy's dam. Calls for a Committee of Ethics
What happens in the committee
Smith is set up for the Willet creek dam fall, a lot of people lie for money.
What does Paine do in the committee?
Says Smith is a horrible person and sets him up
What does Smith do in the committee?
Runs out in a woof
Who comes to see Smith at the Lincoln memorial?
Miss Clarissa Saunders
How will Smith only yield?
Question or personal note.
How does Senator Smith get the senators back?
Uses the senates rule for a filibuster
What do Saunders and Diz do?
Starts righting for Smith in papers, sending it out.
What does Taylor do to stop Smith?
Gets all the newspapers in his state to put propaganda about smith
What is Mr. Smith reading during the filibuster?
Declaration of independence and Constitution
What network was the reporter working for?
What does Saunders say in the note?
Jeff you're wonderful, read the Constitution slowly next and Diz says i'm in love with you. PS he's right.
What was Taylor doing to the press in his state?
Making them write lies about smith.
How does Saunders counter Taylor?
She gets Boy Stuff to print the truth.
What happens to the kids newspaper deliveries?
they're stolen and compromised. They are beaten and bruised
How long has senator smith talked?
23 hours and 16 minutes.
What does Paine have brought to the Senate?
Telegrams from his state saying that they want him to yield the floor.
What happens to Smith?
He passes out, after giving a huge speech.
How is Senator Smith proven right?
Paine finally tells the truth.