The Cast of The West Wing Walks the “Walk and Talk” Walk

The characters of The West Wing were known, in their heyday, for walking down long hallways and talking a mile a minute without stumbling. Now, six years after the show went off the air, the cast is back — with this tribute to the health benefits of walking. It’s a promotion for EveryBody Walk, a campaign about the benefits of walking 30 minutes a day.

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