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

Walter Isaacson
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


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


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 suggest that President Kennedy hoped to avoid war in Laos? (from Chapter 20-21)


Who wrote the top-secret "recommendations for the use of nuclear weapons"? (from Chapters 9-10)


What does Isaacson report a member of the Nixon Administration claimed to be Nixon's views of the old foreign policy establishment? (from Chapter 24)

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