The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made: Acheson, Bohlen,... Quiz

Walter Isaacson
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

After Roosevelt and Churchill made their agreement, what became the responsibility of Averell Harriman? (from Chapter 8)

2.

What concern does Isaacson claim motivated Under Secretary of State Dean Acheson to encourage America's financial support for Greece? (from Chapters 13-14)

3.

Who were two of the "Six Wise Men" that Isaacson reported had withdrawn their support for the war in Vietnam by the summer of 1967? (from Chapter 22-23)

4.

Who coined the term "Iron Curtain" in a cable to President Truman? (from Chapters 9-10)

5.

What does Isaacson cite as "...perhaps the most dramatic and significant (conversion) of any postwar American statesman"? (from Chapters 11-12)

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