"History Is A Great Teacher"
- Aired: 10/09/2012
- Rating: NR
In this preview from "The Choice 2012," airing tonight, FRONTLINE explores how Mitt Romney and Barack Obama's early public failures could have ended their political careers. Instead, both candidates went on to learn from their losses – lessons that would help them both pursue the presidency.
Funding for FRONTLINE is provided through the support of PBS viewers and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Major funding for FRONTLINE is provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Park Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, Jon and Jo Ann Hagler on behalf of the Jon L. Hagler Foundation, and by the FRONTLINE Journalism Fund.