South Viet Nam: A Letter to Doubters

Criticism from his countrymen is something South Viet Nam's Premier Nguyen Cao Ky can answer or ignore —as the mood moves him. But crit icism from the U.S. is always a bitter pill. Last week Ky refused to swallow it. "If by the standards of a country with long experience in democracy, our elections still present serious shortcomings," he wrote to his detractors in the U.S. Congress, "I am the first Vietnamese to deplore that situation. But I can say without any doubt in my conscience that my government does not deserve any lesson in honesty and patriotism from...

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