Known and Unknown: A Memoir

Known and Unknown: A Memoir

Donald Rumsfeld


Few american citizens have spent extra time close to the guts of energy than Donald Rumsfeld, whose greatly commented-on memoir bargains many formerly undisclosed information about his provider with 4 U.S. presidents. We keep on with his upward push from a middle-class adolescence to the military to a seat within the U.S. Congress at age thirty, and his reviews there in the course of the Vietnam conflict and the Civil Rights period. We additionally get his targeted point of view 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 9-11 assaults by way of al-Qaida and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He contains candid observations at the alterations of perspectives in the Pentagon and with different individuals of President George W. Bush’s nationwide safety Council.
 
In a well-known press briefing, Rumsfeld as soon as acknowledged that “There also are unknown unknowns . . . issues we don't be aware of we don’t know.” His e-book makes us notice simply how a lot we didn’t comprehend.

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