Rumsfeld to Pen Memoirs

Proceeds will go to foundation
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 15, 2008 6:04 AM CDT
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, an architect of the Iraq war, is writing a memoir.    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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(Newser) – Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, one of the architects of the war in Iraq who resigned from the Bush administration when the US became mired in the insurgency, is writing his memoirs, Reuters reports. The 75-year-old former congressman won't take an advance and will donate the book's proceeds to a not-for-profit foundation. The memoirs will cover his life from the Depression through the Bush years.