The Making of Mitt Romney
The Boston Globe
His father rose to be a hugely successful auto industry executive -- chief executive of American Motors -- governor of Michigan, and presidential candidate. His son's first goal was also to be a car executive, though he would, as it unfolded, enter business in a very different way, as a consultant and venture capitalist. Mitt Romney's political ambitions have unfolded, thus far, in the paternal pattern.
His father rose to be a hugely successful auto industry executive -- chief executive of American Motors -- governor of Michigan, and presidential candidate. His son's first goal was also to be a car executive, though he would, as it unfolded, enter business in a very different way, as a consultant and venture capitalist. Mitt Romney's political ambitions have unfolded, thus far, in the paternal pattern.
(Provided by The Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan )