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Speculation on Hanoi's motives
Date of Creation:
April 8, 1968
Date of Declassification:
October 13, 1999
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Pagination, Illustration:
8 p.
Memorandum from Board of National Estimates Chairman Abbot Smith regarding speculation as to the reasons for Hanoi's initiative to meet with the U.S. concerning U.S. bombing raids in North Vietnam.
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