Our guest is former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on his new book Known and Unknown
. After leaving his position in the Bush administration, he spent four years completing this book on his life. Mr. Rumsfeld has twice held the position of Secretary of Defense, in the George W. Bush administration and the Gerald Ford administration. Other offices include Chief of Staff to Gerald Ford, UN Representative to NATO, and a member of Congress. In this interview, Mr. Rumsfeld talks about the process of writing the book. He also addresses some of the critical and positive reviews the book has received. Through viewing clips of an appearance on C-SPAN in 1991, Mr. Rumsfeld talks about his philosophy of presidential staff leadership. He also compares and contrasts his years in government with those in business. [Broadcast Date: February 20, 2011]
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