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 626: Brian Kilmeade on Teddy and Booker T.
It was 1901 and President Theodore Roosevelt welcomed the country’s most visible black man, civil rights activist and educator, Booker T. Washington, into his circle of counselors. That fall, Washington accepted the President’s handwritten invitation to dinner, an event that marked a moment of shared admiration between
Episode 625: Mao’s America
In 2021, Xi Van Fleet spoke out at a Loudoun County, Virginia School Board meeting against Critical Race Theory. Her video went viral and ignited national media attention. Xi lived through the horrors of the Chinese Cultural Revolution as a schoolgirl. Forced to the countryside with other young Chinese for re-education
Episode 624: Killing the Witches
Killing the Witches: The Horror of Salem, Massachusetts tells the dramatic history of how the Puritan tradition and the power of early American ministers shaped the origins of the United States, influencing the founding fathers, the American Revolution, and even the Constitutional Convention. The repercussions of Salem
Episode 623: Alan Dershowitz on the War Against the Jews
In War Against the Jews: How to End Hamas Barbarism, Alan Dershowitz, #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of America’s most respected legal scholars, explains why the horrific attack of October 7th and Israel’s just response changes everything. Newt’s guest is Alan Dershowitz. He is one of the most celebrated
Episode 622: Rules for Robots
What role should legislators play in assessing the role of artificial intelligence in both the private and public sector? What are the dangers of artificial intelligence? What regulations does the United States need, if any? Newt guest is James Broughel, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and author
The Toffler’s were perhaps best-known for their innovative books, “Future Shock” and “The Third Wave.” Alvin and Heidi Toffler had a daughter, Karen, who died in 2000 at the age of 46 after more than a decade of suffering from Guillain-Barré Syndrome. After her death, the Toffler’s established the Karen Toffler Charita