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Buddhist issue in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
August 23, 1963
Date of Declassification:
October 25, 1982
Type of Document:
Office of Current Intelligence memorandum
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
3 p.
This Memo summarizes the situation of the Buddhist Crisis in South Vietnam as of August 23, 1963: Diem's pro-Catholic religious policy; May 8 incident in Hue; probable Viet Cong penetration into Buddhist hierarchy; Buddhist 5-demand list of grievances.
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