Vietnam—The Eleventh Hour

Child, Frank C.
December 1961
New Republic;12/4/61, Vol. 145 Issue 23, p14
Calls for the administration of U.S. President John F. Kennedy to disassociate itself from the regime of Ngo Dinh Diem in South Vietnam before it collapses. Response of the U.S. to the deterioration of Diem's control of the country; Argument raised by the defenders of Diem on the implementation of Western-style democracy under wartime conditions; Example of discontent within the South Vietnamese military establishment.


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