VIET NAM: Saigon: A Calm Week Under Communism

To restore order, to maintain calm, to remold South Viet Nam into a new socialist image—these were the tasks facing the new Communist rulers of Viet Nam last week. In the ten days after their triumphant entry into Saigon, they wasted no time in starting on them. Reports from the new Viet Nam—some from the Communists' Liberation Radio, but others from reputable Western journalists still in the city—suggested that calm and order had indeed been quickly restored. Unlike the ruthless new rulers of Cambodia (see story page 26), the victors in Viet...

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