SOUTH VIET NAM: The Red or the Green

Printing presses in South Viet Nam last week were turning out a new kind of balloting card. Separated by a perforated line were two photographs: one of playboy Chief of State Bao Dai, the other of austere Premier Ngo Dinh Diem. Next week 3,000,000 Vietnamese will tear the cards down the middle and each will drop into a ballot box the picture of the man he wants to lead South Viet Nam. In this way the people will settle a dispute that has seriously hurt the democratic half of the country so sadly truncated at Geneva.

In Saigon there was little...

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