NEW YORK – August 2, 2010 - - NBC News’ Matt Lauer will sit down with President George W. Bush in his first one-on-one television interview since leaving the Oval Office. The extensive interview will air in primetime, Monday, November 8, as a special “Matt Lauer Reports.” President Bush will then join Lauer live on “Today,” Wednesday, November 10.
Since leaving office, President Bush has granted no one-on-one television interviews about his presidency. President Bush will talk to Lauer about the details of his upcoming book, Decision Points, to be released by Crown Publishers on November 9, and he will discuss the defining decisions he has made in his personal and political life.
Jim Bell is the executive producer of “Today” (Mon.-Fri., 7-11 a.m. ET).