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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

Added: 17 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 17 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 17 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 25 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 25 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Letter from President John Hannah to president John F. Kennedy, 26 February, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-6F-116-UA17-95_000110   (Click For More Item Information)
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President Hannah takes the liberty to re-introduce Professor Fishel and forward a letter from Fishel to President John F. Kennedy. President Hannah explains the involvement of Michigan State University with South Vietnam, the termination of the contract, and President Diem's reaction to faculty

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Author(s): Hannah, John

Item Creation Date: 26 February 2 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 25 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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