South Viet Nam: Unwelcome Attention

South Viet Nam's runner-up candidate, Truong Dinh Dzu, has clearly enjoyed all the attention he has received since he came in an unexpected second to the Thieu-Ky ticket. Last week Dzu received some unwelcome attention. In a Saigon criminal court, where he failed to appear but was represented by two attorneys, he was found guilty by a civilian judge on charges of writing a bad check for $8,300 and transferring $11,500 from Viet Nam to a San Francisco bank in violation of the currency laws. The first charge carried a sentence of three months in jail and an $80...

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