HIS 100 Theme 2: Secondary Source Analysis Worksheet Prompt : Fill in each of the fields below using information from a secondary source of your choice. Be sure to include specific examples (page numbers, etc.). Full APA citation: Walker, J. S. (2005). Recent literature on Truman’s atomic bomb decision: A search for middle ground. Diplomatic History, 29(2), 311–334. Identify author and describe potential biases. Samuel J. Walker is an American historian and author based in Maryland. He studied at University of Maryland, Collage Park. He is notable for his research in the nuclear age with both weaponry and atomic energy. Identify thesis and arguments. Truman’s decision to use the atomic bomb for efforts to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of the positions and to reach some type of defensible middle ground. Samuel Walker looks at several different points of views by journalists and different people assigned to the use of the atomic bomb.
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