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.

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

2.

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

3.

To whom did President Kennedy look in an attempt to peacefully settle the conflicts in Laos? (from Chapter 20-21)

4.

Why did Dean Acheson believe the U.S. should get involved in the war between North and South Korea, according to Isaacson? (from Chapter 16-17)

5.

What does Isaacson claim to be the reason that Harriman and Dean Acheson supported making post-war loans to the Soviets? (from Chapter 8)

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