Midge Decter

Midge Decter’s books include Rumsfeld: A Personal Portrait; Liberal Parents, Radical Children; and An Old Wife’s Tale: My Seven Decades in Love and War.

Forever In His Debt


Known and Unknown: A Memoir by Donald Rumsfeld (Sentinel, 726 pages, $36) Born in 1932, Donald Rumsfeld was too young to have been a member of that “Greatest Generation” who fought in America’s “good” war (though he was the 10-year-old son of a father who, after Pearl Harbor, managed by sheer dint of will to […]

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The Towering London


America’s Secular Challenge: The Rise of a New National ReligionBy Herbert London (Encounter Books, 100 pages, $20) G. K. Chesterton once observed that people who cease to believe in God will not then believe in nothing but will rather believe in anything. Who can offer better confirmation of what might have been Chesterton’s most brilliant […]

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