MILWAUKEE - Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and his wife Callista will visit Marquette University on Tuesday, March 29.
The Gingriches will present Nine Days that Changed the World, a documentary they produced about Pope John Paul II’s historic visit to Poland in 1979. The 7 p.m. screening of the film in the Varsity Theatre, 1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue, will include a presentation by the Gingriches, followed by a book and DVD signing.
Tickets for the event, which is free and open to the public, can be picked up at the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Avenue, in the Brooks Lounge, first floor. For more information or if you have special needs, contact University Special Events at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-288-7431. Tickets are limited to two per person.
Pope John Paul II's historic nine-day pilgrimage to Poland in June 1979 created a revolution of conscience that transformed Poland and fundamentally reshaped the spiritual and political landscape of the 20th Century. In Nine Days that Changed the World, Newt and Callista Gingrich, along with a Polish, American and Italian cast, explore what transpired during these nine days that moved the Polish people to renew their hearts, reclaim their courage and free themselves from the shackles of communism. The documentary is produced in partnership with Citizens United Productions.
Editor’s note: A media availability will be held from 5-5:30 p.m. in the AMU, Henke Lounge. Media interested in attending this event should contact Kate Venne in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-4181 or email@example.com. High-resolution, downloadable images of the Gingriches or the movie poster are also available upon request.
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