Anthony David "Tony" Blankley was an American political analyst who gained fame as the press secretary for Newt Gingrich, the first Republican Speaker of the House in forty years, and as a regular panelist on 'The McLaughlin Group'. He later became an Executive Vice President with Edelman public relations in Washington, D.C. He was a Visiting Senior Fellow in National-Security Communications at the Heritage Foundation, a weekly contributor to the nationally syndicated public radio program 'Left, Right & Center', the author of 'The West's Last Chance: Will We Win the Clash of Civilizations?' and 'American Grit: What It Will Take to Survive and Win in the 21st Century'. Wikipedia*
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Tony Blankley has 42 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Interview as a Press Secretary for the Gingrich, N. (R-GA) of the U.S. House of Representatives. The year with the most videos was 1996 with eight videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1995 with an average of 902 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (6), Susan Swain (4), Michael "Mike" D. McCurry (3). Most common tags: Washington Politics, Political Coverage, Journalism.