The Fall of Newt Gingrich

Network: PBS

A Manifold Production

Development & Producing Consultant: Crouse Entertainment

Newt GingrichThis historic documentary takes a behind the scenes look at the speaker of the house and the resulting election of 1998.  Camera’s capture Newt Gingrich at work and provides insight into the second most powerful politician in the country. Gingrich granted the producers unprecedented access in what turned out to be one of the most tumultuous times in recent American history.

The Fall of Newt Gingrich showcases a period of remarkable drama, tremendous upheaval, including the moving of articles of impeachment against the President of the United States, the 1998 elections, where Republicans were trying to maintain majority control of the U.S. House. It culminates in the stunning resignations of Speaker Gingrich just days after the election, and then the resignation on the floor of the U.S. House of Representative of Congressman Bob Livingston, who was to succeed Gingrich as Speaker of the House.

Running time: 83 minutes

To purchase The Fall of Newt Gingrich, please contact Manifold Productions at (301) 941-0445.