A Letter From The Publisher: Aug. 9, 1963

"THE ruling family of South Viet Nam is both long enduring and long talking. Correspondent Charles Mohr has had interviews of five hours at a stretch with President Diem, of two or three hours with Brother Nhu, and for this week's cover, one five-hour and one three-hour session with Mme. Nhu. The males in the family tend to lecture; Mohr found Mme. Nhu a vastly more fascinating talker. She seemed to enjoy the process, too: "You know, I have told you things I have never told anyone else." Mohr found her candor both pleasing and formidable, and the evidence is in...

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