South Viet Nam: Remaking a Revolution

Premier Nguyen Khanh is like a kid's bell-bottom punch toy. No sooner is he knocked flat than he's up and grinning, ready for another foul blow. Last week the swat of a rebellious fist seemed to knock Khanh cockeyed, but within moments he was back on his feet—ready to be knocked down again.

For the third time since last November, when General Duong Van ("Big") Minh ousted President Ngo Dinh Diem, tanks and troops swept into Saigon with the intent of remaking a revolution. And indeed the rebels had a cause: Khanh...

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