GINGRICH, Newton Leroy

GINGRICH, Newton Leroy
Oil on canvas, Thomas Nash, 2000, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives


GINGRICH, Newton Leroy, a Representative from Georgia; born in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., June 17, 1943; attended school at various military installations; graduated from Baker High School, Columbus, Ga., 1961; B.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1965; M.A., Tulane University, New Orleans, La., 1968; Ph.D., same university, 1971; teacher, West Georgia College, Carrollton, 1970-1978; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1999); reelected to the One Hundred Sixth Congress but did not take his seat; minority whip (One Hundred First through One Hundred Third Congresses); Speaker of the House (One Hundred Fourth and One Hundred Fifth Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of West Georgia
Ingram Library

Carrollton, GA
Papers: Dates and size of collection are not known. Includes political papers of Newton Gingrich.

Atlanta History Center

Atlanta, GA
Papers: In the Associated Press Records, 1938-1992, 3.5 cubic feet. Other authors include Newt Gingrich.

Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Butler Library

New York, NY
Papers: In the Alvin Toffler Papers, 1955-1985, approximately 117,000 items. Subjects covered include Newt Gingrich.

Georgia State University
Special Collection Department, William Russell Pullen Library

Atlanta, GA
Oral History: In the Virginia Shapard Lee Papers, 1988, 3 audiotapes. Subjects covered include Newt Gingrich.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Oral History: In the United States Capitol Historical Society Collection, 1975-1991, 13 items. The collection includes an interview with Newt Gingrich.
Papers: In the W. Edwards Deming Papers, ca. 1795-1994, 70 linear feet. Correspondents include Newt Gingrich. A register is available in the repository and online.

Minnesota Historical Society

St. Paul, MN
Papers: In the Vin Weber Congressional Files, ca. 1950-1995, approximately 14.5 cubic feet. Other authors include Newt Gingrich.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Wilson Library

Chapel Hill, NC
Oral History: In the Southern Oral History Program Collection, 1973-2000, 2827 interviews. Includes an interview with Newt Gingrich.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1980-1992, 5 videocassettes. Includes twelve commercials used during the campaigns of Newt Gingrich for the 1980, 1982, 1986, 1990, and 1992 U.S. congressional elections in Georgia, Republican Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Anderson, Alfred. Challenging Newt Gingrich. Eugene, Ore.: Tom Paine Institute, 1996.

Drew, Elizabeth. Showdown: The Struggle Between the Gingrich Congress and the Clinton White House. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Gillon, Steven M. The Pact: Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, and the Rivalry that Defined a Generation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Gingrich, Newton Leroy. "Belgian Education Policy in the Congo." Ph. D. Diss., Tulane University, 1971.

___. 1945. New York: Simon Schuster, 1995.

___. Lessons Learned the Hard Way, A Personal Report. New York: HarperCollins, 1998.

___. NewtWit! New York: Doubleday, 1995.

___. Quotations from Speaker Newt: The Little Red, White, and Blue Book of the Republican Revolution. New York: Workman Publishers, 1995.

___. To Renew America. New York: HarperCollins, 1995.

___. "Spendaholics: The Real Cause of Our Big Deficits." In A House of Ill Repute, edited by Dan Renberg, 4-16. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1987.

___. Winning The Future: A 21st Century Contract with America. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2005.

___. Rediscovering God in America: Reflections on the Role of Faith in Our Nation's History. New York: Thomas Nelson, 2006.

___. Real Change: From the World That Fails to the World That Works. Washington, D. C.: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2008.

Gingrich, Newt, and Richard Armey. Contract with America. New York: Times Books, 1994.

Gingrich, Newt, David Drake, and Marianne Gingrich. Window of Opportunity: A Blueprint for the Future. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984.

Gingrich, Newt, and Jackie Gingrich Cushman. 5 Principles for a Successful Life. New York: Crown Forum, 2009.

Gingrich, Newt, and William R. Fortschen. Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2007.

Gingrich, Newt, William Forstchen, and Albert S. Hanser, contributing editor. Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2003.

___. Grant Comes East: A Novel of the Civil War. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2004.

___. Never Call Retreat: Lee and Grant: The Final Victory. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2005.

___. Never Call Retreat: Lee and Grant: The Final Victory. (Gingrich and Fortschen's Civil War Trilogy). New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007.

___. To Try Men's Souls: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2009.

Gingrich, Newt, and Richard Lesher. Meltdown on Main Street: Why Small Business is Leading the Revolution Against Big Government. New York: EP Dutton, 1996.

Gingrich, Newt, Dana Pavey, and Anne Woodbury. Saving Lives & Saving Money: Transforming Health and Healthcare. Washington, D.C.: The Alexis de Tocqueville Institution, 2003.

Gingrich, Newt, and Nancy Desmond. The Art of Transformation. N. p.: CHT Press, 2006.

Gingrich, Newt, and Terry L. Maple. A Contract With the Earth. Foreword by E. O. Wilson. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.

Gingrich, Newt, and Vince Haley. Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less: A Handbook for Slashing Gas Prices and Solving Our Energy Crisis. Washington, D. C.: Regnery Publishing, 2008.

Gingrich, Newt, with Joe DeSantis. To Save America: Stopping Obama's Secular-Socialist Machine. Washington, D. C.: Regnery Publishing, 2010.

Maraniss, David, and Michael Weisskopf. Tell Newt to Shut Up!: Prizewinning Washington Post Journalist Reveal How Reality Gagged the Gingrich Revolution. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Rodkey, Geoff. NEWTisms: The Wit and Wisdom of Newt Gingrich. New York: Pocket Books, 1995.

Steely, Mel. The Gentleman from Georgia: The Biography of Newt Gingrich. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2000.

Warner, Judith. Newt Gingrich: Speaker to America. New York: Signet, 1995.

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