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October 21, 2020

Newt Gingrich

Dialogue with Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives and bestselling author, on the legacy of Trump’s first term as president, and the future of U.S politics, two weeks out from November’s vote. This live video dialogue and follow on Munk members interactive chat will happen on Wednesday, October 21 at 8PM ET. See below for details.

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OCTOBER 21 - 8PM TO 9PM ET LIVE

You can stream Newt Gingrich’s Munk Dialogue on the legacy of Trump’s first term as president, and the future of U.S politics, two weeks out from November’s vote, on this page or on the free CBC Gem streaming service. You can submit questions for Newt in advance by emailing us here. Newt’s dialogue can be accessed as an on-demand video on this page or on CBC Gem starting October 22. To sign-up to receive a weekly email updating you on upcoming dialogue speakers and topics click here. To add this Dialogue to your calendar, click here.

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Newt Gingrich

“Hopefully, Donald Trump is just warming up. There is a lot of swamp to drain.”

Newt Gingrich

“Hopefully, Donald Trump is just warming up. There is a lot of swamp to drain.”

Newt Gingrich is a former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, bestselling author and Time magazine’s 1995 Man of the Year. He’s best known as the architect of the Contract with America, which led the Republican Party to victory in 1994 by capturing the majority in the U.S. House for the first time in 40 years.  

Gingrich received his bachelor of arts from Georgia’s Emory University and a master’s and doctorate in modern European history from Tulane University in New Orleans. Before his election to Congress, he taught history and environmental studies at West Georgia College for eight years. 

As an author, Gingrich has published 40 books, including 17 fiction and non-fiction New York Times bestsellers. His latest book, published in June, is Trump and the American Future: Solving the Great Problems of Our Time. He is also the author of a series of historical fiction books, including Gettysburg and Pearl Harbor.  

Gingrich has founded and chaired several policy think tanks, including American Solutions for Winning the Future and the Center for Health Transformation. Today he is the chair of Gingrich 360, a full-service American consulting, education, and media production group  

He is married and has two daughters and two grandchildren.

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