Paul H. Nitze, the 57th Secretary of the Navy, retired from his position as Ambassador-at-Large and Special Advisor to the President and the Secretary of State on Arms Control Matters in April of this year after 46 years in public service. His memoir. From Hiroshima to Glasnost: At the Center of Decision—a Memoir, will be published this fall by Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

Articles by Paul H. Nitze

A Personal Memoir: Running the Navy

By Paul H. Nitze
September 1989
Even before my nomination to become Secretary of the Navy was confirmed by the Senate in late 1963, I began to prepare for my new job. As Assistant Secretary of ...