FRONTLINE

The Long March of Newt Gingrich: Part Two

Clip: Season 1996 Episode 3 | 6m 3s

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.

Aired: 01/16/96

Rating: NR

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