South Viet Nam: The Other Government

"Good morning, comrades," intones the announcer pleasantly to all South Viet Nam. "You are listening to Radio Liberation." With that, the clandestine transmitter broadcasting from North Viet Nam begins seven hours of Marxist propaganda, spiced with Vietnamese folk songs.

This is the voice of the Communist enemy in Viet Nam, or, as the Reds call their organization, "the National Front for the Liberation of South Viet Nam." Technically, the Front is in overall charge of the bitter war being waged by the Viet Cong Communist guerrillas. One of its most important but less-known functions is to administer the one-third of...

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