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Former Defense Secretary Tries His Hand At App Development

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Former Defense Secretary Tries His Hand At App Development

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Former Defense Secretary Tries His Hand At App Development

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Donald Rumsfeld's app is for a game that is based on a card game Winston Churchill played during World War II. The Wall Street Journal first reported on Rumsfeld developing Churchill Solitaire.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with news of Donald Rumsfeld, Renaissance man. The former secretary of defense is considered an unintentional poet. A writer once made a book of poems out of his press conference quotes, like the one about known knowns. Now he's an app developer. His game is based on a card game Winston Churchill once played. The Wall Street Journal asked the 83-year-old if this work helps keep his mind sharp, and Rumsfeld replied that that was not a known known. It's MORNING EDITION.

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