Date: Friday, September 30, 2011
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Campanile Room, Memorial Union
Science, Technology and Jobs – A Town Hall Meeting with Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich was elected to Congress in 1978 and served the Sixth District of Georgia for twenty years. He was the architect of the “Contract With America,” leading the Republican Party to victory in 1994 by capturing the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in forty years. In 1995 he was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and led the firstre-elected Republican majority since 1928. He left the House in 1999. As an author, Gingrich has published twenty four books, including eleven New York Times best-sellers. Gingrich received his bachelor’s degree from Emory University and a master’s and doctorate in Modern European History from Tulane University.
Part of the Presidential Caucus Series, providing the university community with opportunities to question presidential candidates before theprecinct caucuses.