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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
August 15, 1966
Date of Declassification:
December 16, 1993
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
17 p., 1 map
Abstract:
Political situation: Premier Ky's visit to the Philippines; Government replies to the Buddhist Institute; Election notes; Viet Cong terrorism in Saigon; Buddhist Institute developments. Revolutionary development: Viet Cong defectors (Chieu Hoi); Viet Cong tactics against GVN local officials; Educational developments; Free Worls assistance to public health programs. Economic situation: Prices; Currency and gold; Reduction in GVN indebtedness; Truck garden campaign; Rubber plantations. Annex: Weekly retail prices in Saigon.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1994-001868