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Title:
Would the loss of South Vietnam and Laos precipitate a "Domino Effect" in the Far East ?
Date of Creation:
June 11, 1964
Date of Declassification:
November 25, 1986
Type of Document:
Memorandum
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
6 p.
Abstract:
This Memo, from Dr. Sherman Kent to the DCI, and passed on to McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, asserts his belief that the loss of South Vietnam and Laos would not followed by the rapid, successive communization of other states of the Far East.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1987-0001311