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Donald Rumsfeld

Donald Rumsfeld was born on July 9, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Donald Henry Rumsfeld. He is a writer, known for The Unknown Known (2013), The World According to Dick Cheney (2013) and 9/11 State of Emergency (2010). He has been married to Joyce Pierson since December 27, 1954. They have three children. See full bio »
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Release of the book, "Rumsfeld: His Rise, Fall and Catastrophic Legacy" by Andrew Cockburn. See more »

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[at a press conference, April 11, 2003] Stuff happens. But it is a fundamental misunderstanding to see those images, over and over and over again, of some boy walking out with a vase and say, 'Oh, my goodness, you didn't have a plan'. See more »


Having served as Secretary of Defense under both Gerald Ford (he was also chief of staff to that president in the mid-1970s) and 'George W. Bush', Donald Rumsfeld has the distinction of being both the youngest and the oldest Defense Secretary in U.S. history. See more »


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