Magazine October 19, 2020, Issue

‘The Bidens’

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s wife, Jill Biden, and vice presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris at a campaign event, Wilmington, Del., August 12, 2020 (Carlos Barria/Reuters)

 Season 1, Episode 7:
“The Hunter and the Hunted”

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Cut to: Exterior rose garden — White House — Day

A long push-in shot from the Rose Garden. We see the back of President Joe Biden as he sits at the Resolute desk. Suddenly, the curtains are drawn shut.

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Cut to: Interior — Oval Office — Continuous

President Joe Biden sits, smiling at nothing. Dr. Jill Biden stands behind him. On the desk we see a series of important papers. Push in to reveal “Federal Budget Act” and a Post-it note that reads: “Needs POTUS Signature” 

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Dr. Jill Biden: C’mon, Joe! Just

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