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FRONTLINE

The Long March of Newt Gingrich: Part Two

  • Aired: 01/16/1996
  • 06:03
  • Rating: NR
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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Newt learns politics as an outsider and starts a secret romance with his geometry teacher.
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