World: More Flags

While pouring some $2,000,000 a day into Saigon, Washington pressed on with a campaign to get South Viet Nam more economic and technical aid from U.S. allies. Former U.S. Ambassador to Saigon Henry Cabot Lodge toured Europe on behalf of President Johnson's appeal for "other flags" in Viet Nam, reported that possibly half a dozen NATO nations are expected to chip in. The Dutch are considering establishing scholarships for South Vietnamese students and sending medical supplies; Belgium may dispatch physicians and food. Earlier, twelve other countries had responded with promises of new or increased help, ranging from a West German slaughterhouse...

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