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New Secretary of Defense

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New Secretary of Defense

New Secretary of Defense

New Secretary of Defense

Only Available in Archive Formats.

President-Elect George W. Bush selected Donald Rumsfeld as his Secretary of Defense. Rumsfeld had been expected to be named CIA director. He was Ambassador to NATO and Secretary of Defense in the Ford administration. With the reputation of advocating a strong Armed Forces, he is expected to influence the rest of Bush's national security staff. NPR's Neil Conan reports.