SOUTH VIET NAM: Prelude to a Fiery Campaign

As South Viet Nam celebrated Armed Forces Day with a 10,000-man parade in Saigon last week, President Nguyen Van Thieu and Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky appeared together for the first time in several months. They were icily correct, exchanging formal handshakes and cool looks but never speaking to one another.

Veiled Threat. The President and his Vice President have never been the best of friends, but their enmity has rarely been more apparent than last week. The cause of the heightened ill feeling: a stinging speech by Ky that blasted the Thieu...

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