Foreign News: City in Danger

The little Vietnamese official looked sadly across his desk in Hanoi's city hall. "The poor man will stay, and the rich man will go," he said. "I am neither, but I am a nationalist, and I therefore must go—and I have lived here all my life." The 300-lb. French restaurateur popped an olive into his mouth: "I came to Hanoi in 1945 as a sergeant-cook. I now have $30,000 invested in my restaurant, and I'm staying until I have to leave." Cried the barefoot refugee in a three-room house where 23 people live: "I left my village two years ago because...

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