South Viet Nam: Vote of Confidence In a Civilian Future

As Premier Nguyen Cao Ky took off for Guam this week for a meeting with President Johnson, he carried in his briefcase a document—its ink hardly dry—that could affect both war and peace in South Viet Nam as much as any other item on the Guam agenda. The document was South Viet Nam's new constitution, which an elected Constituent Assembly of 117 Vietnamese citizens completed and approved ten days ahead of schedule so that Ky could show it to Lyndon Johnson. Ky and his fellow generals in the ruling military directory will...

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