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FRONTLINE | The Long March of Newt Gingrich: Part Two | PBS

Duration: 06:03
Program: Frontline #1409
Broadcast Date: Jan. 16, 1996

In high school, Newt learns to play politics as an outsider. A Republican in overwhelmingly Democratic Georgia, he casts himself as Richard Nixon in a class play. He proposes an article predicting a coming Republican majority to "Harper's" Magazine. And he begins a furtive romance with his high school geometry teacher.

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Post Date: December 19, 2011