The Long March of Newt Gingrich


Episode Info

"You either love him or you hate him." It is a quote often used, but when Robert Gingrich said it about his adopted son it rang true. Brought to video by PBS, this Frontline production highlights The Long March of Newt Gingrich. From standing in a French battle site at age 15, when Gingrich vowed to prevent such needless carnage again, to being Time magazine's 1995 "Man of the Year," this documentary profiles the man and the myth surrounding him. Correspondent Peter J. Boyer details the former Republican poster boy and controversial Speaker of the House with candid interviews and in-depth analysis.