An Evening with Donald Rumsfeld

WRKO would like to thank former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld for visiting Boston and conducting a compelling question and answer session with attendees at the Old South Meeting House. Rumsfeld was very candid discussing topics from the Bush administration, the events of September 11th, the chances of another terrorist attack on the United States soil, the national debt and the overall state of America.

WRKO would also like to thank the staff at the Old South Meeting House for hosting us and the Secretary. We invite you to check out photos below.

 

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About the Book & Author

"If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much."
- Rumsfeld's Rules

Few Americans have spent more time near the center of power than Donald Rumsfeld. Now he has written an unflinching memoir of his half-century career, sharing previously undisclosed details that will fascinate readers and force historians to rethink many controversies. Starting from a middle-class childhood in Illinois, Rumsfeld had a rapid rise that won him early acclaim. He shows us what it was like growing up during the Great Depression and World War II, going to Princeton on scholarships, serving as a naval aviator, then getting his first political job on Capitol Hill during the Eisenhower administration. He recalls how he won a seat in the House of Representatives at age thirty and what he experienced as a Republican in Congress during the Kennedy and Johnson years.  To read more, click here.

Event Venue Info: The Old South Meeting House

From the meeting of more than 5,000 colonists on December 16, 1773, which started the Boston Tea Party, to the present, the Old South Meeting House has been an important gathering place for nearly three centuries. Renowned for the protest meetings held here before the American Revolution, this National Historic Landmark has long served as a platform for the free expression of ideas. Today, the Old South Meeting House is open daily as a museum and continues to provide a place for people to meet, discuss and act on important issues of the day. The stories of the men and women who are part of Old South’s vital heritage reveal why the Old South Meeting House occupies an enduring place in the history of the United States. Click here to view their site.