06/21/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Newt Gingrich: "Part Of Me Is Inherently Medieval"

Former House speaker and Republican überstrategist Newt Gingrich is off to Europe next week to shoot a documentary on Pope John Paul II's 1979 trip to Poland and how it helped to lay the groundwork for bringing down the Soviet Union. The film, Nine Days That Changed the World, is slated for release this fall.

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