SOUTH VIET NAM: Some Changes Made

Two hundred dainty girls, devoid of makeup and dressed demurely in ivory-colored robes, sat in a compound of Saigon's infamous Palace of Mirrors one day last week for a most unusual ceremony. The famous old bordello, once the headquarters of the most renowned madams and prostitutes in Asia, had been stripped of its mirrors and packed with desks and household equipment. From the front row of the crowd 27 girls made their way to the platform and received certificates of efficiency and good behavior from the Ministry of Health. "We thank the government," said one in a singsong voice,...

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