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Callista Gingrich

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Callista Gingrich and her husband, Newt Gingrich, host and produce historical and public policy documentaries. Recent films include A City Upon a Hill: The Spirit of American Exceptionalism (2011), America at Risk (2010), Nine Days That Changed the World (2010), Ronald Reagan: Rendezvous with Destiny (2009), Rediscovering God in America (2008), Rediscovering God in America II: Our Heritage (2009) and We Have the Power (2009). Callista is the voice for several audio books, including "A Nation Like No Other", "Valley Forge", "To Save America", "To Try Men's Souls", "5 Principles for a Successful Life", "Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less", "The Art of Transformation", "Real Change", "Contract with the Earth" and "Rediscovering God in America". Callista is also the voice for American Solutions for Winning the Future, a conservative organization for political and governmental change. Callista's photography has been published in the New York Times and Washington Post. It is featured in a photographic book entitled "Ronald Reagan: Rendezvous with Destiny", inspired by Newt and Callista's award-winning documentary film. This unique photographic collection by Newt, Callista and David Bossie honors the life and legacy of our nation's 40th President. Callista's photography is also featured in "Rediscovering God in America". Prior to leading Gingrich Productions, Callista served as the Chief Clerk of the House Committee on Agriculture in Washington, DC. During her tenure the Agriculture Committee held hearings on a wide range of issues including biotechnology, bioterrorism, conservation, forest management, nutrition, rural development, trade and welfare reform. Before joining the House Committee on Agriculture, Callista served in the office of Representative Steve Gunderson (R-WI). With over 18 years of staff experience in the US House of Representatives, she has a wide range of knowledge in government and legislative affairs, strategic planning, research and constituent services. A devoted Catholic, she is a member of the Choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, a resident professional choir. In March of 2005 the Choir visited Rome, Italy to honor Pope John Paul II, and recorded a compact disc entitled "Pope John Paul II: A Celebration of Life and Faith". In April 2008, the Choir sang for the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, during his Apostolic Journey to the United States. In November 2008 the Choir participated in the International Festival of Sacred Music and Art in Rome, Italy. Callista plays the French horn with the City of Fairfax Band in Fairfax, Virginia, promoting musical growth and education among area residents and students. The band performs frequently in Fairfax, Virginia, and the Washington, DC, area. The City of Fairfax Band is a recipient of the John Philip Sousa Foundation's Sudler Silver Scroll Award. The Sudler Silver Scroll is regarded to be North America's most prestigious award for community concert bands. Callista is the President of the Gingrich Foundation, a nonprofit corporation. Among its charitable contributions, the Gingrich Foundation has established the Newt and Callista Gingrich Scholarship at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, which provides annual scholarships for instrumental music majors. Other grants have been awarded to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington National Opera, Wolf Trap Foundation, City of Fairfax Band, Atlanta Ballet, Mount Vernon Ladies Association, Museum of the Rockies, American Museum of Natural History, Arthritis Foundation, Alzheimer's Association, Learning Makes a Difference Foundation, Autism Society, Catholic Charities USA, American Heart Association, Girl Scouts of the USA, and the Trust for Public Land. Callista graduated Cum Laude and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music with a concentration in Public Communication from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. While at Luther College, she was a Pi Kappa Lambda Member and Regents Scholar. She resides in McLean, Virginia, with her husband, Newt Gingrich.  See full bio on IMDb »

Ann Romney vs. Callista Gingrich -- Who'd You Rather?

Romney vs. Gingrich
Who'd You Rather?

Here are Republican Presidential nominee hopefuls Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich's current wives Ann Romney (left) and Callista Gingrich (right).Question is ... More Who'd you rather? Lea… READ MORE >

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