SOUTH VIET NAM: Election Preview

The second presidential election in South Viet Nam's history is still five months off, but the selling of the candidates is already well under way. In the old imperial capital of Hue last week, President Nguyen Van Thieu stood at smiling attention in a packed reviewing stand as he presided over a parade celebrating South Viet Nam's "glorious victory" in Laos. In Saigon, meanwhile, his Vice President and chief rival, Nguyen Cao Ky, was putting on a show of his own. "You ask why we did not have a victory parade after our...

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