Book Discussion on The Real Romney

Michael Kranish talked from Boston about his book, The Real Romney, a biography of Republican 2012 presidential nomination candidate and… read more

Michael Kranish talked from Boston about his book, The Real Romney, a biography of Republican 2012 presidential nomination candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. The book is based on more than five years of reporting and hundreds of interviews. It explores Mr. Romney’s childhood in Bloomfield, Michigan, and as the son of the governor of Michigan, and his formative years, which included his Mormon missionary work in France. The author also explores Mr. Romney’s professional and political career, which included a tenure at investment firm Bain Capital, leadership of the 2002 Winter Olympics, and his governorship of Massachusetts. Topics included Mr. Romney’s personal life and public persona. Campaign video clips were shown in the background as Mr. Kranish responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. close

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