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Former Speaker Newt Gingrich: An Historic Perspective

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Newt Gingrich served as the 50th Speaker of the House. As the architect of the Contract with America, Speaker Gingrich is credited with returning Republicans to the majority party in the U.S. House of Representatives after 40 years. Join for a discussion about his place in history and the role of the Speaker of the House.

Newt Gingrich, Chairman of Gingrich 360, former Speaker of the House of Representatives

This event is organized by the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, part of the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.

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Seminar, Special Event


College of Human Ecology, History, Government, Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell in Washington, Institute of Politics and Global Affairs

University Themes

Public Engagement


hum, history, government, human ecology, pam, govtcal, cascal, casfeatured, cashum




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Emily Anderson


Newt Gingrich

Speaker Affiliation

Former Speaker of the House, U.S. Congress

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Open To

Members of the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, the Cornell community, and general public

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