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


What event does Isaacson claim caused tension between the U.S., Britain, and their Soviet Allies? (from Chapter 8)


Who were two of the "Six Wise Men" that Isaacson reported had withdrawn their support for the war in Vietnam by the summer of 1967?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


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)


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

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