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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. J. Samuel Walker is an American historian and author, known mostly for his research and writing on the nuclear age, both weaponry and atomic energy. Several of his books have earned broad-based critical acclaim and advanced novel viewpoints. He was a history instructor at the University of Maryland. Despite affiliations with government and the nuclear industry, he could be biased in favor of the peace movement and parties who are highly critical of nuclear energy. Identify thesis and arguments. There are many different points of view on whether the use of the Atomic Bomb on Japan was justified or not, but it is ultimately left up to personal belief and interpretation.
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