Julian Zelizer is a historian at Princeton University and a CNN Political Analyst. Contributor, NPR’s Here and Now. Co-host of Politics and Polls. 20 books on American politics. His latest book Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party was released yesterday and we talked about Gingrich’s influence in American politics, especially how he influenced how the Republican Party currently operates. We also discussed where the GOP is possibly headed and what that might mean for Democrats. An informative show.
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