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.
Here's the Latest Episode from Newt’s World:
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.
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 is the 40th Anniversary.
June 6, 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of the World War II, D-Day invasion. Newt revisits D-Day through historical audio and President Roosevelt’s prayer to the nation.
For Memorial Day, we honor those who served, fought and died for our country and are recipients of the highest U.S. military decoration, the Congressional Medal of Honor.
China is on a mission to expand its global power in the 21st century. Newt and guest Dr. Jonathan Ward discuss the challenges the United States is facing.
For Mother's Day, we're celebrating the Founding Mothers -- the wives, daughters and sisters who raised our nation. Newt's guest is veteran journalist and author, Cokie Roberts.
In 2017, 47,000 Americans died of an opioid overdose, including active duty and veterans of the military. Based on Newt's new book “Collusion", this episode looks at pain management and what can be done to better manage addiction.
Russia is one of the only countries in the world that assassinates their opponents by poison. Newt and guests explore some of the most nefarious and ruthless Russian murder plots.
Ken Follett, author of The Pillars of the Earth,joins Newt for a discussion about the history of Notre-Dame de Paris and France's plans to rebuild after the devastating fire on April 15.
Journalist Joan Lewis has spent 40 years living and working in Rome. She recounts her life and times working for the Vatican and four Popes.
Just in time for Tax Day, we reveal the hidden taxes in your daily life and some of the more outrageous taxes that will shock you.
Printer, Philosopher, Scientist, Writer, Politician, Inventor, Postmaster, Soldier, Diplomat, American.
This is Ben Franklin.
Part of the Immortals Leadership series.
The history of the U.S. and Korea. How did we get here? The story behind the politics of the moment.
In the global race to develop and deploy 5G what are the national security implications that loom over us if the United States doesn't act quickly?
What is 5G and how is it going to impact all of our lives?
Roman politician, military general and historian who was at the helm of the rise of the Roman Empire and the demise of the Roman Republic. What can we learn from Caesar? Part of the Immortals leadership series.
Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy shares his personal story of addiction, mental illness, and recovery and explores the impact of marijuana legalization in this powerful, candid conversation.
Doctors and researchers pioneering gene therapy are miraculously helping blind people see.
The sweeping portrait of a cover-up, manipulation, and the subversion of justice in the US Congress. The story focuses on Imran Awan, a Pakistani-American information technology worker. From 2004 to 2017, he worked as a shared employee for Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives. In July 2017, he was arrested on bank fraud charges as part of a federal investigation. This story illustrates one of the biggest cover-ups in Congress in many years. It’s the story of a young man, who through his relationships with members of the House, takes advantage of his access to Congressional servers. Some have accused Awan of causing a hack from within the house. Others say, nothing happened. Which side will you believe? Luke Rosiak, Patrick Sowers and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R) - Texas join Newt to provide three different perspectives on the story.
What can we learn from the story of George Washington. Why does he still matter today? Part of the Immortals leadership series.