United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Nomination of John Newhouse To Be Assistant Director.
The President today announced that he will nominate John Newhouse, of Washington, D.C., to be Assistant Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency for International Security Programs. Newhouse is a counselor at the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.
He was born February 6, 1929, in East Orange, N.J. He received an A.B. from Duke University in 1950 and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1952.
Newhouse worked as a journalist from 1952 to 1959, working for United Press, Collier's magazine, and the radio and television networks. From 1959 to 1964, he was on the staff of the Senate Committee for Foreign Relations, where he had responsibility for NATO and European affairs, for the Middle East, and for various functional operations of the committee.
From 1964 to 1966, Newhouse was in France on a Ford Foundation grant. During this period he wrote a book called "Collision in Brussels: The Common Market Crisis of June 30, 1965." From 1966 to 1968, he served as European director of a project funded by the Twentieth Century Fund and the Foundation Nationale des Sciences Politiques and wrote another book, "De Gaulle and the Anglo-Saxons."
In 1969 Newhouse became a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington and coauthored and edited a Brookings book, "U.S. Troops in Europe: Issues, Costs and Choices." He left Brookings to do a series of articles on the SALT talks for the New Yorker, which he expanded into another book, "Cold Dawn: The Story of SALT." Since 1973 he has been Counselor to the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.
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