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Donald Rumsfeld served as the 13th Secretary of Defense from 1975 to 1977 under President Gerald Ford, and as the 21st Secretary of Defense from 2001 to 2006 under President[…]

Donald Rumsfeld reflects on his over 50 year career in public service with Big Think — the highs and the lows, the challenges and the triumphs. From his call to service as a college student to his handling of the Ford administration’s transition team after Watergate to the War on Terror, Rumsfeld shares the insights he has collected from a career in public service.