Episode 20: Founding Fathers
For Father's Day, we're celebrating the Founding Fathers and the birth of our nation. Newt's guest is American historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author, Joseph J. Ellis.
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Join former House Speaker, professor, historian, and futurist Newt Gingrich as he shares his lifetime of knowledge and access to the world’s most interesting minds in a new series that covers all aspects of our society. From history to health, national security to science, Newt offers stories, conversations, and context to uncover new perspectives, knowledge and insight. This podcast isn’t about politics; it’s about exploring the past, present, and future to understand where we’ve been and where we’re going. Welcome to Newt’s World, a podcast for independent thinkers.
Episode 19: Pope John Paul II, President Reagan, and the Fall of Communism
In June 1979, Pope John Paul II visited Poland for 9 days. His influential visit to his homeland began the Solidarity movement. Together with President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the three would work to end communism. This ...