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

Walter Isaacson
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What does Isaacson report Vice President Harry Truman was doing when news of President Roosevelt's death was first leaked? (from Chapters 9-10)


What does Isaacson report eventually came of the idea of a "Western Union" military alliance? (from Chapter 15)


What does Isaacson suggest was a practical challenge that Truman faced when he began his presidency? (from Chapters 9-10)


How does Isaacson report that Clark Clifford understood the rivalry between the U.S. and the Soviet Union had to be framed to make the general public support confronting the Communists? (from Chapters 13-14)


How does Isaacson claim Joseph Stalin's temperament changed between Harriman's first and second meetings? (from Chapter 8)

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