Season 1 Episode 8 episode 8

The Event Episode 8 "For the Good of Our Country" Guide

Here are some spoilers for The Event episode 8 titled "For the Good of Our Country" from official episode guide.


  • President Martinez, furious about recent security failures, demands answers from Director of National Intelligence, Blake Sterling.
  • When he doesn't receive the progress that he desires, Martinez decides to personally interrogate Michael Buchanan about his involvement in the assassination attempt.
  • While Michael holds to his claim that he doesn't know who is involved, he inadvertently reveals incriminating evidence about someone deep inside the President's staff.
  • Dempsey dispatches Vicky on a new clandestine mission.
  • Sean and Leila scramble to stay ahead of the covert ops that are trying to silence them and what they know.
  • Hal Holbrook guest stars as Dempsey.