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When the Center Held Audiobook Summary

“A personal look behind the scenes” (Publishers Weekly) of the presidency of Gerald Ford as seen through the eyes of Donald Rumsfeld—New York Times bestselling author and Ford’s former Secretary of Defense, Chief of Staff, and longtime personal confidant.

In the wake of Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal, it seemed the United States was coming apart. America had experienced a decade of horrifying assassinations; the unprecedented resignation of first a vice president and then a president of the United States; intense cultural and social change; and a new mood of cynicism sweeping the country—a mood that, in some ways, lingers today.

Into that divided atmosphere stepped an unexpected, unelected, and largely unknown American—Gerald R. Ford. In contrast to every other individual who had ever occupied the Oval Office, he had never appeared on any ballot either for the presidency or the vice presidency. Ford simply and humbly performed his duty to the best of his considerable ability. By the end of his 895 days as president, he would in fact have restored balance to our country, steadied the ship of state, and led his fellow Americans out of the national trauma of Watergate. And yet, Gerald Ford remains one of the least studied and least understood individuals to have held the office of the President of the United States. In turn, his legacy also remains severely underappreciated.

In When the Center Held, Ford’s Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld candidly shares his personal observations of the man himself, providing a sweeping examination of his crucial years in office. It is a rare and fascinating look behind the closed doors of the Oval Office, including never-before-seen photos, memos, and anecdotes, from a unique insider’s perspective—“engrossing and informative” (Kirkus Reviews) reading for any fan of presidential history.

When the Center Held Audiobook Narrator

Danny Campbell is the narrator of When the Center Held audiobook that was written by Donald Rumsfeld

About the Author(s) of When the Center Held

Donald Rumsfeld is the author of When the Center Held

Donald Rumsfeld has been an American government official and corporate executive. Rumsfeld served as CEO as two Fortune 500 companies and as the thirteenth and twenty-first Secretary of Defense.

When the Center Held Full Details

NarratorDanny Campbell
Length16 minutes
AuthorDonald Rumsfeld
PublisherSimon & Schuster Audio
Release dateMay 15, 2018
ISBN9781508252634

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According to Simon & Schuster Audio, the Publisher of When the Center Held Audiobook, When the Center Held includes the following subjects: rumsfeld death, weapons of mass destruction, known knowns, political biographies, Gerald Ford, donald rumsfeld book, gerald ford book, gerald ford biography, best presidential biographies, best histories, presidential histories, best political books, best political memoirs, secretary of defense memoir, watergate book, watergate history, george bush, bill clinton, henry kissinger, donald trump, dick cheney The BISAC Subject Code is

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The imprint is Simon & Schuster Audio. It is supplied by Simon & Schuster. The ISBN-10 is 1508252637. The ISBN-13 is 9781508252634.

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