The Press: Two Views of Viet Nam

The debate over the Viet Nam war has produced a rash of newsletters, proclamations and manifestoes, most of which are forgotten almost as soon as they are written. Two new magazines devoted to the subject, however, seem determined to last as long as the war. Viet-Report, a monthly, stands foursquare against U.S. policy in Viet Nam; Vietnam Perspectives, a bimonthly, generally backs it. The magazines agree on hardly anything, not even basic facts. "Communism is the only regime capable of saving Asia from anarchy, misery and extortion," says a writer in Viet-Report. Replies...

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