1. For further information on these meetings, see Harry S. Truman, The Memoirs of Harry S. Truman, volume ii, Years of Trial and Hope, 1946–1952 (Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1956), pp. 394–413, and Dean Acheson, Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1969), pp. 478–485.