The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made: Acheson, Bohlen,... Topics for Discussion

Walter Isaacson
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The six men known as The Wise Men all met when they were young. How did each of the men begin their careers of government service?

What are the views of Harriman and the others regarding doing business with Soviet Russia?

What is the feeling about Germany and Poland at the end of World War II? How did the United States and Soviet Union differ? What compromises did they make and why?

What was the purpose of the Marshall Plan? In what way did it serve to split post World War II Europe?

Does the group of six always agree in their policies? Give examples. Why are they so well respected?

How did the group of six men become known as the Wise Men?

What role do each of the six men play in foreign policy throughout their lives? Why didn't it matter if...

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