Reality of Pacification

Seiden, Matthew J.
April 1974
New Republic;4/20/74, Vol. 170 Issue 16, p8
Discusses the impact of the Vietnamese war on the village of Than Thuy in Vietnam. Reason for the fear and hatred of children towards American media persons; Significance of the relocation to keep the peasants from falling into the hands of the Communists; Comment that the relocation strategy was a failure for the South Vietnamese government and a tragedy for the people of Than Thuy; Description of various restrictions imposed by the government on local residents.


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