Censorship: No Change in Saigon

No matter who happens to be the boss in South Viet Nam, Saigon's newspapers lead a precarious existence. Those that don't die of malnutrition, a common fate where even the biggest daily is hard put to it to muster 35,000 readers, run the risk of offending the government. The late President Diem controlled the press with a heavy hand. And, after a temporary lull, so did the junta government that overthrew him. Last week Major General Nguyen Khanh, who overthrew Diem's over-throwers last January, demonstrated that he was no different from any...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!