World: The Boy-State

Neither bullets nor ballots will produce the ultimate victory in Viet Nam. What is needed is an effort by the Vietnamese themselves to rebuild their society in towns and villages. Last week Premier Ky paid tribute to a unique example of Vietnamese selfhelp. It took root a year ago, when a dozen youth leaders petitioned him to let them take over an entire province and demonstrate what they could offer in leadership. Ky would not go that far, but to their surprise handed them complete administrative control of Saigon's District 8—a squalid, 3-sq.-mi....

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