Letters: Oct. 18, 1963

The View from Saigon

Sir: The Saigon skinback [Oct. 11] was the longest-windedest in TIME'S clitic trenchant history. I'm with the newsmen in the field.

HERB BRIN Editor

Heritage Publishing Co.

Los Angeles

Sir:

Having followed your coverage of Viet Nam and the Ngo family for better than a year. I find an aspect of Diem totally ignored. French rule here only ended nine years ago. Diem refused to serve the interests of the French, and perhaps has no more willingness to serve the American Government. Before becoming President, he was a man of steadfast principle:...

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