FRONTLINE

The Long March of Newt Gingrich: Part Six

Clip: Season 14 Episode 9 | 7m 42s

With his Contract With America, the center of domestic political power shifts to Newt's agenda. His House of Representatives passes nine of the contract's 10 commandments in its first 100 days. But the harsh glare of the spotlight shines on some of Newt's excesses, including a $4.5 million book advance, and disorder in his personal life.

Aired: 01/16/96

Rating: NR

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