South Viet Nam: Welcoming a Government

In any other week, the battle of Loc Ninh would have dominated the news out of Viet Nam. Last week, however, Loc Ninh had to compete for headlines with an event of far more potential importance to the outcome of the Vietnamese struggle than a dozen big battles: the inauguration of President Nguyen Van Thieu and Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky as leaders of the Second Republic, Viet Nam's first elected government in six years. The most impressive fact about the inauguration was that the new government was able to hold two...

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