South Viet Nam: Dustup at Dong Ha

The town crier of Quang Tri strolled through the streets of South Viet Nam's northernmost provincial capital and shouted his message through a mega phone hammered from old U.S. beer cans: "I would like to tell the people that the candidates for the presidential elections will be here to talk to you.

Come to the public school and listen to them." In response, a crowd of more than 1,000 gathered at the school to wait for the candidates on the ten civilian slates who were scheduled to make Quang Tri their first stop on a seven-day campaign swing from the...

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