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Policy Memo assignment (using historical documents).
Instructions: Using the template provided, write a decision memo addressing the prompt below.
Prompt: It is July 15, 1945. President Truman has asked you to prepare a decision memo for him discussing whether – as well as where (i.e. what kind of target) and how (i.e. whether to give the enemy advance warning, etc.) – to use the gadget.
To assist you in this task, your aide has provided you with some background materials in the form of three documents (see below). Using these materials, make a recommendation to the president.
|Link to Resource
|Topic / Subject Matter
|Lens / Approach / Method
|Educational, Nuclear, Political
|Policy Memo Assignment
|Minimum Number of Participants
|Maximum Number of Participants
|Group or Individual
|Recommended group size
|Number of Leaders
|Total Prep Time
|Total activity time