Letters, may 23, 1955

Operation Brotherhood

SIR:

CONGRATULATIONS FOR CLEAR AND THOROUGH REPORTING ON THE SHOWDOWN IN SAIGON. JUST TWO DAYS BEFORE YOUR MAY 9 STORY WAS PUBLISHED WE RECEIVED THIS URGENT CABLE FROM PREMIER DIEM I "ALMOST 1,OOO,OOO HUMAN BEINGS FLED FROM COMMUNIST NORTH VIET NAM IN LAST FEW MONTHS. THIS IS GREATEST BLOW COMMUNISTS HAVE SUFFERED IN ASIA. THESE PEOPLE MUST BE SAVED. LAST GATE TO FREEDOM, PORT HAIPHONG, CLOSES MAY 16. 25O,OOO MORE NOW TRYING TO ESCAPE BEFORE DEADLINE."

THE INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE AND THE U.S. JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ARE JOINTLY SPONSORING OPERATION BROTHERHOOD...

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