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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
October 3, 1966
Date of Declassification:
March 4, 1994
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
21 p., 1 map
Abstract:
Political situation: Assembly sessions; Assembly schedules; Maneuvering among the deputies continues; Reported government influence in the Assembly; Chief of State warns IV Corps Commander about corruption; GVN officials rejects peace negotiations with Viet Cong as separate party; Special Vatican mission visit South Vietnam; Buddhist Institute developments; GVN-FULRO relations progressing; Village elections may be held in selected areas soon. Revolutionary development: Hamlet, area and population control; USAID programs, transportation, and commodities; Cadres; Viet Cong defectors (Chieu Hoi). Economic situation: Prices; Currency and gold; Sale of frozen pork; Impact of Mekong flood; Confiscations of imports; Commercial import program; Industrial production. Annex: Weekly retail prices in Saigon; South Vietnam economic indicators: Saigon free market gold and currency prices.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1996-0617