A new documentary airs Friday, August 24, 10 p.m. ET on MSNBC on the presumptive presidential candidate.
“Mitt Romney: The Making of a Candidate,” follows the former Massachusetts governor through the prolonged 2012 presidential primary season as he eventually emerges as the presumptive Republican nominee for President of the United States.
“Daily Rundown” host and veteran campaign reporter Chuck Todd hosts the program and features a special one-on-one interview with the candidate while on the campaign trail.
The documentary also looks into the role of the Mormon religion in Mitt Romney's life, his rise as a successful businessman and politician, as well as his relationships with his family and staff. Interviewees include a high school classmate, Sidney Barthwell; a close campaign advisor from his 1994 run against Ted Kennedy, Rick Reed; a Bain partner, Geoffrey Rehnert; Governors Tom Kean (R-NJ) and Bill Weld (R-Mass.) and Romney advisors Sen. Jim Talent (R-Mo.) and Dan Senor.
- Excerpts from the Todd interview on NBC Nightly News, August 9: Video— Romney seeks 'strength of character' in running mate
- More web-extra video from the documentary