Newt Gingrich: Rise to Power
Former Speaker Gingrich talked about his efforts to build a majority party in the House of Representatives and the Republican movement in… read more
Former Speaker Gingrich talked about his efforts to build a majority party in the House of Representatives and the Republican movement in the 1980s and early 1990s. Among the issues he addressed were his efforts to remove several congressmen on ethics charges, the impact of televised coverage of Congress, and his eventual rise to leader of the party and Speaker of the House. During the interview archival footage of Mr. Gingrich was shown and discussed. Ms. Clift and Mr. Walker introduced the interview and provided analysis of the remarks after it had concluded. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Robert "Bob" S. Walker U.S. Representative (Former) [R] Pennsylvania
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