S14 Ep9: The Long March of Newt Gingrich: Part Four

Aired: 1/16/1996 | 0:05:00 | Clip
Newt arrives in Congress with two dreams: becoming speaker of the House and building a Republican majority. He learns controversy is a way to attract attention and he seizes on new media, like C-Span, to attack the enemy and recruit his own political army. To defeat the Democrats, he believes Republicans must destroy their mindset as a complacent minority, willing to compromise.