Donald Rumsfeld was the 13th and 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense. He currently chairs the Rumsfeld Foundation, which supports leadership and public service at home and the growth of free political and free economic systems abroad. The Rumsfeld Foundation funds microfinance development projects, fellowships for graduate students interested in public service, the development of young leaders from Central Asia and the Caucasus, and charitable causes that benefit the men and women of the U.S. armed forces and their families.
"A serious stab at telling the history of a consequential period in
America through the eyes of one of its most consequential
-PETER BAKER, The New York Times
"I don't care whether you're . . . a liberal or a conservative or something else: If you're interested in this period of history, the book is a total feast."
-JAY NORDLINGER, National Review
"A meaty, well-written book that will be a primary source for historians . . . This power memoir deserves to be read with the care that went into writing it."
-CHRISTOPHER BUCKLEY, BusinessWeek