Known and Unknown: A Memoir

Known and Unknown: A Memoir

Donald Rumsfeld


Few americans have spent extra time close to the heart of strength than Donald Rumsfeld, whose commonly commented-on memoir bargains many formerly undisclosed information about his provider with 4 U.S. presidents. We persist with his upward thrust from a middle-class adolescence to the army to a seat within the U.S. Congress at age thirty, and his studies there throughout the Vietnam struggle and the Civil Rights period. We additionally get his certain standpoint as a cabinet-level member of the Nixon and Ford administrations, as CEO of 2 Fortune 500 businesses, and as a distinct envoy to the center East for President Reagan.
 
Rumsfeld additionally addresses the demanding situations and controversies of his time as Secretary of protection in the course of the Sep 11 assaults by way of al-Qaida and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He comprises candid observations at the adjustments of perspectives in the Pentagon and with different contributors of President George W. Bush’s nationwide defense Council.
 
In a well-known press briefing, Rumsfeld as soon as acknowledged that “There also are unknown unknowns . . . issues we don't recognize we don’t know.” His e-book makes us notice simply how a lot we didn’t recognize.

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