'The Newsroom' Season 2, Episode 4: Maggie faces 'Unintended Consequences'

"This is not a formal proceeding. You are not under oath."Despite those words from Atlantis Cable News attorney Rebecca Halliday (Marcia Gay Harden), Maggie (Alison Pill) knew she was in the hot seat as Sunday's (Aug. 4) episode of HBO's "The Newsroom" began. Written by creator and executive producer Aaron Sorkin, and directed by Carl Franklin ("One False Move"), "Unintended Consequences" also revealed the reason for Maggie's short, red new hairstyle.Though Rebecca tried to be disarming, a tense-as-ever Maggie was determined to "expunge the notion that I'm damaged." While being deposed about her trip to Uganda with Gary Cooper (Chris Chalk) -- really his name, though it initially cracked Rebecca up every time she heard it -- Maggie recalled being around ACN before the trek, and pre-hair-change, to see Will's (Jeff Daniels) on-air deconstruction of Occupy Wall Street activist Shelley Wexler (Aya Cash).Just before that interview, Shelley had revealed she had a contact who might...



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