Former Speaker Newt Gingrich: New Hampshire Visits
updated through April 30, 2007  5 visits, 8 days

2007 1st Q
no visits

>Former Speaker Newt Gingrich spoke to the Manchester Republican Committee at the Executive Court Banquet Facility in Manchester, NH on the evening of December 15, 2006.

>Former Speaker Newt Gingrich visited NH on November 27-28, 2006.  On November 27 he was the featured speaker for the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications annual First Amendment Award Honors in Manchester.  On November 28 he spoke at the "Politics and Eggs" breakfast forum at the Bedford Village Inn in Bedford.

>Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited NH on April 12-13, 2006. In addition to the major events on his schedule, Gingrich did ten media interviews, and Joe Klein from Time magazine traveled with him:
On April 12 Gingrich delivered the keynote address at the "Exploring Trends in Consumer-Driven Health Care" forum sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield at C.R. Sparks Event Center in Bedford; did an interview with Angela Anderson, news director for WGIR Radio; did an interview with Scott Spradling, chief political correspondent for WMUR-TV at the station; did an interview with Kevin Landrigan, political writer for the Nashua Telegraph; met with John Stephen, NH Health and Human Services Commissioner, at the Merrimack Restaurant in Manchester (the owner took Gingrich's picture for the wall); spoke at an event sponsored by the Amherst and Milford Republican Committees and Souhegan Valley Republican Women' at the Souhegan Boys and Girls Club in Milford (introduced by Cong. Bass; C-SPAN covered); and appeared on Hannity and Colmes from Manchester.
On April 13 he appeared on the "Today" show from New Castle; participated in a Victory New Hampshire Business Breakfast with Ed Fuelner (president of the Heritage Foundation) and moderated by Stephen Moore (economic writer for the WSJ) at Wentworth by the Sea in New Castle; taped "NH Outlook" for NHPTV in Durham; called into the Jennifer Horn radio show (AM 1590 WSMN in Nashua); spoke to the editorial board at the Nashua Telegraph; stopped in at Aylmer's Grill in Jaffrey to meet chef/owner Aylmer Given; delivered a speech and took questions at the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce College in Rindge; called in to the Michael Reagan show; and called into the Lars Larson show.

>Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited NH on October 7, 2005.  Arriving from Vermont he overnighted in Hanover on October 6, then traveled to Concord.  Here he met privately with Harry Levine (the co-founder of Victory NH), met with the Republican Alliance (the House conservative caucus), and had lunch in the Speaker's office with the House Speaker, the Governor, the senate President, the deputy Speaker, and Amb. Joseph and Augusta Petrone.  Gingrich spoke to legislators and members of the public in Representatives Hall at the State House.  While in Concord he stopped by Republican headquarters, the AARP office, and Charlie Bass' congressional office.  Proceeding to Manchester, Gingrich spoke to a group of college students at the UNH Manchester campus organized by Prof. Mark Wrighton.

>Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited NH on April 18-19, 2005.  On April 18 he did a signing to promote his book "Winning the Future" at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Manchester; met with the Concord Monitor ed board; spoke to a Republican grassroots group called Victory New Hampshire > at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics in Goffstown; met with the Manchester Union Leader ed board; taped an interview for New England Cable News; did a fundraising reception for the state party at C.R. Sparks in Bedford; and appeared live on Fox News Channel's "Hannity & Colmes."  On April 19 in Hanover Gingrich did an ed board meeting with the Upper Valley News; did a signing to promote his book at the Dartmouth Bookstore; lectured in Prof. Jeffrey Smith's government class; did an interview with the Dartmouth Review; spoke in the living room at Sigma Alpha Epsilon as part of the Andrew J. Scarlett Lecture Series; and spoke the Upper Valley Republican Club at a lunch at Jesse's Restaurant.  He then proceeded to Harvard in Cambridge, MA.

Copyright © 2007  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action