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Participant Follow-up Data
Item Number: 6-20-11E-116-UA17-95_000308   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 20]

List of Vietnamese participants in MSUG-supported study or work opportunities in the United States. The list gives the occupation of the person before beginning the project, their position obtained 6 months after their return to Vietnam, and the position they held at the most recent contact. Note

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 0 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Ngo Dinh Diem, April 30, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-4-116-UA17-95_000003   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

Wesley Fishel explains to Ngo Dinh Diem about a recent trip some Vietnamese ambassadors took to the United States and explains that while good, help will not be immediately forthcoming. Fishel explains that there are four areas of concern to the American government and businesses: weakness of

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley R.

Item Creation Date: 30 April 4 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Wesley Fishel's Collection of Newspaper Clippings concerning Vietnam, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-41-116-UA17-95_000064   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

This document contains multiple newspaper clippings in regards to Vietnam and are part of Wesley R. Fishel's collection. All of the newspaper articles within the document were printed in 1960 and discuss such topics as the military coup, political tensions, Ngo Dinh Diem, and democracy in Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: 0 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Joseph Buttinger to Unknown, 15 December, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-42-116-UA17-95_000065   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 39]

This is a draft of a letter from Joseph Buttinger to [recipient illegible]. Buttinger describes the recent coup d'etat events that occurred in Saigon, Vietnam November of 1959. There is a handwritten note on page 1 explaining that the original letter is in the Harvard Yen Ching Library.

Author(s): Buttinger, Joseph

Item Creation Date: 15 December 12 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Bui Quy Lan to Wesley R. Fishel, 17 May, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-43-116-UA17-95_000066   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Bui Quy Lan from the Embassy of Vietnam in Washington D.C, discusses the information recently obtained about the activities of the Industrial Development Center such as the amount of loads the center provided to industries of Vietnam and as a stockholder.

Author(s): Bui Quy Lan

Item Creation Date: 17 May 5 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from J.P. Gittinger to Wesley R. Fishel, August 4, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-44-116-UA17-95_000067   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

J.P Gittinger writes to Wesley R. Fishel in regards to recent political changes in Vietnam and his work in Iran.

Author(s): Gittinger, J.P

Item Creation Date: 04 August 8 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Counterinsurgency: Brief Description Activities, February 19, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A45-116-UA17-95_001632   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

A 1965 United States Operations Mission (USOM) document, summarizing counterinsurgency activities of the Office of Provincial Operations. Areas of focus include resettlement/relocation of refugees, hamlet self-help programs, provincial development, the Chien Hoi program, support for para-military

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 19 February 2 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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USOM Information Brief, Tay Ninh province, November 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A4D-116-UA17-95_001640   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 36]

Provincial Representative Edmundo Navarro provides the introduction for a United States Operations Mission (USOM) paper on the Tay Ninh province of Vietnam. This information brief provides essential information on the province, summarizing its history, culture and background. Lists of self-help

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Author(s): Navarro, Edmundo G.

Item Creation Date: 30 November 11 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Viet-Nam Information Notes, Number 13: "The U.S. Assistance Program in Viet-Nam", November 1968
Item Number: 6-20-1A68-116-UA17-95_001663   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

The thirteenth in a series of papers on various aspects of the struggle in Vietnam occurring at that time. The paper covers the maintenance of economic stability in the Government of Vietnam, war relief and the resettlement of refugees of the war, the AID medical program, the Rural Security and

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Author(s): Office of Media Services, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State

Item Creation Date: November 11 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to Louise Polk Huger, 23 December, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-45-116-UA17-95_000068   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel sends Louise Polk Huger from the New York Times a revised letter on the topic of the rebellion in Saigon, the prospect of democratic institutions in Southeast Asia, and Ngo Dinh Diem's progress on refugee resettlement, administration, National Bank, land reform, and the economy.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley R

Item Creation Date: 23 December 12 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Joseph J. Harnett to Wesley R. Fishel, 26 January, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-46-116-UA17-95_000069   (Click For More Item Information)
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Joseph J. Harnett from the Catholic Relief Services describes his conversations with the President on Vietnam's economy and the agricultural development program. Harnett comments on the need for better tactics to approach political instability of Vietnam, Communist infiltration, battles with the

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Author(s): Harnett, Joseph J

Item Creation Date: 26 January 1 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to H.E. Bui Van Thinh, 1 February, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-47-116-UA17-95_000070   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel writes to the Ambassador of the Repiblic of Vietnam in Tokyo, Japan. Fishel asks for copies of Japanese and Vietnamese publications for Fishel's research on the background, rationale, and settlements of the Japanese reparations problem.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley R

Item Creation Date: 01 February 2 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Nguyen Phu Duc to Wesley R. Fishel, 16 March, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-48-116-UA17-95_000071   (Click For More Item Information)
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Nguyen Phu Duc from the Vietnam Embassy in Washington D.C. thanks Wesley R. Fishel for his efforts of promoting a better understanding of the Vietnamese problems in the United States.

Author(s): Nguyen Phu Duc

Item Creation Date: 16 March 3 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Vuong Hoa Duc to Wesley R. Fishel, 21 March, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-49-116-UA17-95_000072   (Click For More Item Information)
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On behalf of Ambassador of Vietnam in Tokyo, H.E. Bui Van Thinh, Vuong Hoa Duc sends Welsey R. Fishel documents and references on the problem of Japanese War Reparations for Vietnam.

Author(s): Vuong Hoa Duc

Item Creation Date: 21 March 3 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from A.F. Brandstatter to Wesley R. Fishel, Ralph Smuckler, and Edward Weldner 21 March 1961
Item Number: 6-20-4A-116-UA17-95_000073   (Click For More Item Information)
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A.F. Brandstatter explains that Ralph Turner needs assistance to examine a report which will be submitted to the Minister of Interior.

Author(s): Brandstatter, A.F.

Item Creation Date: 21 March 3 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Mrs. N.T. Tuyen to Wesley R. Fishel, 29 March, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-4B-116-UA17-95_000074   (Click For More Item Information)
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Mrs. N.T. Tuyen from Paris explains her differing views on Wesley Fishel's praises of Mr. Ngo dinh Diem in an article published in the Christian Science Monitor. Tuyen discusses the issue of democracy, assassinations, and South Vietnamese politics.

Author(s): Tuyen, N.T.

Item Creation Date: 29 March 3 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Norman Jacobs to Wesley R. Fishel, 4 April, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-4C-116-UA17-95_000075   (Click For More Item Information)
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The editorial director of The New Ladder, Norman Jacobs requests Wesley R. Fishel to write an article about Laos and South Vietnam with a focus on the Diem government, the Communist guerrilla efforts, and the upcoming elections.

Author(s): Jacobs, Norman

Item Creation Date: 04 April 4 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from General Lansdale to Wesley R. Fishel, 1 May, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-4D-116-UA17-95_000076   (Click For More Item Information)
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From the Office of the Secretary of Defense in Washington D.C, General Lansdale sends Wesley Fishel a letter from a Vietnamese doctor sent to a civilian friend of Lansdale. The letter expresses the peril of the free world to the Communists. The Vietnamese doctor compares the necessity to fight

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Author(s): Lansdale, General

Item Creation Date: 01 May 5 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to President John Hannah, 11 May, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-4E-116-UA17-95_000077   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel informs president Hannah about his past research study in Washington D.C. on the re-emergence of Japan as a power in Southeast Asia. Fishel explains that he will meet with the Department of State, White House, ICA, the Department of Defense, and members of Vice President Johnson's

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Author(s): Hannah, John

Item Creation Date: 10 May 5 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to Paul Kattenburg, 12 October, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-4F-116-UA17-95_000078   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel recalls conversations with GVN ambassador Bui Van Thinh to Mr. Paul Kattenburg of the American Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam. Fishel explains Bui Van Thinh's extreme political dissatisfaction with the Diem government and desire to leave his cabinet post.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley R

Item Creation Date: 12 October 10 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Ngo Dinh Diem, November 19, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-5-116-UA17-95_000004   (Click For More Item Information)
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Fishel describes the negative press and tense reaction in the United States to an attempted coup in the Republic of Vietnam.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley R.

Item Creation Date: 19 November 11 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Ralph H. Smuckler to Wesley R. Fishel, 20 October, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-50-116-UA17-95_000079   (Click For More Item Information)
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Ralph H. Smuckler describes his reactions to President Kennedy's announcement to send troops to Vietnam and South Vietnamese anti-communist tactics. Smuckler also updates Wesley R. Fishel of events at the Office of International Programs.

Author(s): Smuckler, Ralph H.

Item Creation Date: 20 October 10 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to Ralph H. Smuckler, 15 November, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-51-116-UA17-95_000080   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel updates Ralph H. Smuckler of the current political tensions and delays in the Diem government. Fishel also explains the progress of his own research in Japan.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley R

Item Creation Date: 15 November 11 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to Ralph H. Smuckler, 7 March, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-52-116-UA17-95_000081   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel writes to Ralph H. Smuckler about the recent bombing of the Palace in Vietnam and the local and international press response. Fishel explains the role of the Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang and the attempt to eliminate Ngo Dinh Diem, Ngo Dinh Nhu, and Madame Nhu [Tran Le Xuan] and seize

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 07 March 3 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to President John Hannah, 17 February, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-53-116-UA17-95_000082   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel reports to president John Hannah President Diem's decision to terminate the University's contract program in Vietnam. Fishel describes Diem's dissatisfaction with the MSU personnel's critique of his government, and explains Ngo Dinh Nhu, Madame Nhu, and Secretary of State Nguyen

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 17 February 2 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to John T. Dorsey, 14 September, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-54-116-UA17-95_000083   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel informs John T. Dorsey about the declining support in Saigon for Diem. Fishel mentions the tense relationship between Vo Van Hai and the Nhus.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 14 September 9 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Tran Van Do to Wesley Fishel, 29 December, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-55-116-UA17-95_000084   (Click For More Item Information)
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Tran Van Do writes to Wesley Fishel to clarify the circumstances and content of a lost letter. Tran Van Do explains the events in Geneva, a conversation with Pham Van Dong, Mendes-France's suggestions of an 18th parallel, and Do's doubts over a temporary partition.

Author(s): Tran Van Do

Item Creation Date: 19 December 12 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letters between Ton That Thien and Wesley Fishel, 8 November, 1965, and 23 November, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-56-116-UA17-95_000085   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

These are letters between Ton That Thien and Wesley R. Fishel regarding the United States involvement in Vietnam. Ton That Thien expresses his dissatisfaction of United States involvement in Vietnam and the Diem government.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley Ton That Thien

Item Creation Date: November 11 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Bui Van Thinh to Wesley Fishel, 22 July, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-57-116-UA17-95_000086   (Click For More Item Information)
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Bui Van Thinh explains his travels and time in Saigon to form a constructive political doctrine. Bui Van Thinh explains his call to govern and the possibility of stability under his authority.

Author(s): Bui Van Thinh

Item Creation Date: 20 July 7 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Bui Van Thinh to Wesley Fishel, 22 July, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-58-116-UA17-95_000087   (Click For More Item Information)
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Bui Van Thinh explains his travels and time in Saigon to form a constructive political doctrine. Bui Van Thinh explains his call to govern and the possibility of stability under his authority. This letter is French copy of UA17-95_000086.pdf.

Author(s): Bui Van Thinh

Item Creation Date: 20 July 7 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Douglas S. Paauw and letter from Michael Lindsay to Wesley Fishel, June 1965
Item Number: 6-20-59-116-UA17-95_000088   (Click For More Item Information)
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Fishel explains that he will send a letter to the New York Times responding to the numerous letters and advertisements protesting United States policy in Vietnam published there. Wesley Fishel asks Professor Douglas S. Paauw from Yale University to sign a letter as one of the Southeast Asia

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley Michael Lindsay

Item Creation Date: June 6 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Revised Draft on Teach-Ins and U.S Policy in Vietnam, 21 May 1965
Item Number: 6-20-5A-116-UA17-95_000089   (Click For More Item Information)
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The following document is from Wesley R. Fishel's collection. The document explains how the teach-ins have produced more misunderstanding and protest against American policy in Vietnam. The document concludes by addressing the President.

Item Creation Date: 21 May 5 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Letter from Quentin R. Verdier to Wesley R. Fishel, 26 March, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-5B-116-UA17-95_000090   (Click For More Item Information)
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The acting chief for the public administration division of the American Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam, Quentin R. Verdier discusses the U.S training projects with attitudinal objectives for Vietnamese provincial and local officials.

Author(s): Verdier, Quentin R

Item Creation Date: 26 March 3 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Giao Su Nguyen Huu Chi to Wesley R. Fishel and Dr. Fox, 27 February, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-5C-116-UA17-95_000091   (Click For More Item Information)
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Giao Su Nguyen Huu Chi explains the current situation in Saigon including attacks in North Vietnam, a coup d'etat, Buddhist movement, and the limited press access. Chi also describes his experiences teaching sociology at the NIA.

Author(s): Giao Su Nguyen Huu Chi

Item Creation Date: 27 February 2 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from the secretary of Richard Nixon to Wesley Fishel, 8 April, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-5D-116-UA17-95_000092   (Click For More Item Information)
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The secretary of Richard Nixon, Rose Mary Woods includes a copy of the summary of Nixon's statements at a recent meeting of the Republican Congressional 87th, 88th, and 89th Clubs. The statement titled "The Choice in Vietnam" addresses the opposition to American policy in Vietnam such as

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Author(s): Nixon, Richard Woods, Rose Mary

Item Creation Date: 08 April 4 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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A letter from Wesley R. Fishel to Phan Huy Quat, 15 April, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-5E-116-UA17-95_000093   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel reiterates to Prime Minster of the Republic of Vietnam Phan Huy Quat the message of a lost letter on the possibility of Vice President Hubert Humphrey's visit to South Vietnam. Fishel emphasizes that Vietnam appoint more ambassadors to send to American as representatives of the

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 15 April 4 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Information Memorandum for the Administrator, 4 June 1965
Item Number: 6-20-5F-116-UA17-95_000094   (Click For More Item Information)
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This document is from the collection of Wesley R. Fishel. The document explains an internship for twenty graduate students to spend time in Vietnamese hamlets and the countryside to explain the involvement of America in Vietnamese welfare and assist voluntary relief organizations.

Item Creation Date: 04 June 6 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Letter from William B. Dunn to Wesley Fishel, 29 April, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-60-116-UA17-95_000095   (Click For More Item Information)
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William B. Dunn explains his doubts over the "teach-ins" regarding American policy in Vietnam and the criticism of the President. Dunn reiterates that America should not negotiate a surrender in Vietnam.

Author(s): Dunn, William B

Item Creation Date: 29 April 4 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Letter from John A. Armstrong to Robert A. Mang, 7 December, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-61-116-UA17-95_000096   (Click For More Item Information)
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John A. Armstrong responds to Wesley Fishel's letter sent to specialists of Vietnam. Armstrong suggests for the letter some arguments on American foreign policy on "massive retaliation" and Communist tactics. A copy of this letter was sent to Wesley R. Fishel for his expertise on the

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Author(s): Armstrong, John A

Item Creation Date: 07 December 12 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Letter from Harold K. Hodge to Wesley R. Fishel, 16 March, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-62-116-UA17-95_000097   (Click For More Item Information)
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Harold K. Hodge, MSU alumnus and currently serving in the US Army in Vietnam, commends MSU for their work in Long Yen.

Author(s): Hodge, K. Harold

Item Creation Date: 16 March 3 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Letter from Bui Van Thinh to Wesley R. Fishel, 3 April, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-63-116-UA17-95_000098   (Click For More Item Information)
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Bui Van Thinh explains the present political crisisand anti-American nationalism in South Vietnam after the fall of the Diem government. Thinh proposes the end of the military junta and a successor elected government.

Author(s): Bui Van Thinh

Item Creation Date: 03 April 4 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Bui Van Thinh to Wesley R. Fishel, 3 April, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-64-116-UA17-95_000099   (Click For More Item Information)
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Bui Van Thinh explains the present political crisisand anti-American nationalism in South Vietnam after the fall of the Diem government. Thinh proposes the end of the military junta and a successor elected government. This document is a French version of UA17-95_000098.pdf.

Author(s): Bui Van Thinh

Item Creation Date: 03 April 4 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Sanford S. Marlowe to Wesley R. Fishel, 20 May, 1966.
Item Number: 6-20-65-116-UA17-95_000100   (Click For More Item Information)
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Sanford S. Marlowe sends Fishel two papers on the radio operations of North Vietnam and the Viet Cong. Marlowe reports the developments of the government to strengthen Radio Vietnam (VTVN) and explains that VTVN has transmitters at Saigon, Ba Xuyen, Dalat, Banmethuot, Nhatrang, Quinhon, Quang Ngai,

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Author(s): Marlowe, Sanford S

Item Creation Date: 20 May 5 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Francis J. Corley to Wesley R. Fishel, 16 August, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-66-116-UA17-95_000101   (Click For More Item Information)
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Francis J. Corley discusses his experience working at the Institute on Asia and his study of Buddhism and religion in Vietnam.

Author(s): Corley, Francis J

Item Creation Date: 16 August 8 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to Senator Paul H. Douglas, 30 June, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-67-116-UA17-95_000102   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel explains the proposal to send a group of ex-officials of the North Vietnamese Army to share their experience and sense of disillusionment with the regime in the North. Fishel requests the Committee to sponsor the group's tour to the United States. Fishel also provides an update on

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 30 June 6 1900

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Sloane F. Charles to Wesley R. Fishel, 21 June, 1967
Item Number: 6-20-68-116-UA17-95_000103   (Click For More Item Information)
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Charles F. Sloane from the Department of State explains the problems of the selling of province chief jobs, political unrest in the corps, and confrontations between the National Police and Viet Nam Armed Forces.

Author(s): Charles, Sloane F

Item Creation Date: 21 June 6 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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End of Tour Report from Charles F. Sloane, 8 June 1966
Item Number: 6-20-69-116-UA17-95_000104   (Click For More Item Information)
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This is the End of Tour report of Charles Sloane's work in Vietnam with the Vietnamese National Police. Sloane explains the United States Advisory effort in Vietnam to create a national police organization and the success of the National Police.

Author(s): Sloane, Charles F

Item Creation Date: 06 June 6 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from D.B. Pfeiffer to Wesley R. Fishel, 26 February, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-6A-116-UA17-95_000105   (Click For More Item Information)
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D.B. Pfeiffer comments on the recent attacks in Vietnam, the withdrawal of the of the government, and the rise of the Viet Cong. Pfeiffer also comments on Fishel's upcoming trip to Saigon and possibly meeting in East Lansing.

Author(s): Pfeiffer, D.B

Item Creation Date: 26 February 2 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Family, 20 January, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-6C-116-UA17-95_000107   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley Fishel writes to his family while in Saigon, Vietnam about military, economic, and social distress in Vietnam. Fishel also comments on the South Vietnamese government and pressures on the regime from Nguyen Dinh Thuan and Ngo Dinh Nhu.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 20 January 1 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Jane Fishel, Kids, and Dad, 2 March, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-6D-116-UA17-95_000108   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley Fishel updates his family about the bombings of the Independence Palace in Saigon, Diem's response, and the role of the Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang) in the plot to seize power. He also mentions life in Rangoon, U Nu's political perspectives, and Burmese-U.S. relations.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 02 March 3 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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