On Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 8 – “The Courage to Continue”, Elizabeth attempts to ensure democracy in Haiti without resorting to military action, after the country’s president refuses to step down after losing the election; Blake must find a new job before Elizabeth fires him as her assistant. You can watch the full episode below.
About the show:
Having left her job as a CIA analyst for ethical reasons, newly appointed Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord returns to public life at the request of the president, after the suspicious death of her predecessor. Valued by her boss for her apolitical leanings, knowledge of the Middle East, language skills and creative thinking, Elizabeth drives international diplomacy, battles office politics and circumvents protocol, while negotiating national and international issues. At home, politics and compromise take on new meaning with her supportive husband and three bright kids.