Rummy Reads. Finds Out Civil War Caused American Deaths.
| Fri Dec. 8, 2006 6:27 PM EST
QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, I'm wondering what books you read while you were secretary that you found most useful and edifying.
RUMSFELD: I started reading a number of books about the Civil War...But I stopped. I found the struggle going on gosh, those years, there were so many people killed and wounded, and they were all Americans.
Goodness, for old Rummy's sake, let's not wait 12 days to swear in Robert Gates.