South Viet Nam: Some Old, Some New

Forming a government is a traditionally unenviable task in politically fragmented South Viet Nam, as new Premier Tran Van Huong discovered last week. It took tough bargaining with President Nguyen Van Thieu, Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky, the nation's collegium of generals and politicians of various persuasions. After seven days, Huong put together a Cabinet more or less acceptable to everyone. When he finally presented his choices, they failed to measure up to the hopes of those Vietnamese and Americans who had wanted the popular Huong to shape a government of...

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