NBC asked GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday to pull a campaign advertisement made up almost entirely of a 1997 'Nightly News' report on Newt Gingrich's ethics committee reprimand.
The 'History Lesson' ad started running in Florida on the weekend, when it is harder for stations to change their scheduled ads.
Broadcast days before Tuesday's state primary, the ad shows former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw saying that some of Mr Gingrich's House colleagues had raised questions about the then-speaker's 'future effectiveness.'
Under Mr Brokaw's image is a line that reads - 'Paid for by Romney for President, Approved by Mitt Romney.'
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