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Plans of government to assassinate Ambassador Lodge, other high embassy officials, and Thich Tri Quang, and burn the chancery
Date of Creation:
October 9, 1963
Date of Declassification:
June 1, 1985
Level of Classification:
Government of Vietnam (GVN) authorities were planning to allow student demonstration in front of the American embassy chancery under cover of which about 100 GVN agents would attack the embassy and assassinate Ambassador Henry Cobot Lodge, other high-ranking embassy officials, and Thich Tri Quang after which the chancery would be set fire.
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