TITLE

Fall of the House of Newt

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbs, Nancy; Duffy, Michael; Carney, James; Dickerson, John F.; Tumulty, Karen; Weisskopf, Michael
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);11/16/1998, Issue 46, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the resignation of Newt Gingrich as United States Speaker of the House. Comparison of the political styles of Gingrich and President Bill Clinton; Their differing sense of honor; Expectations of Republican success in the November, 1998, elections backfiring; Evidence of divisions within the Republican Party over the past year; Gingrich's political miscalculations; Role of polls in Republican strategy; Impact of Clinton's scandal. INSET: Engineer, Stop This Train, by Richard Lacayo.
ACCESSION #
1364226

 

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