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What Can a Man Do? (ÃÂaÃâu là con Ãâðá»Âng tranh Ãâấu?), circa 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A32-116-UA17-95_001613   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 94]

A booklet published in Vietnamese by the United States Operations Mission (USOM) in Saigon. This pictorial essay shows the struggles faced by the people of South Vietnam, and the advances they have made through aid from other countries. Pictures include President Ngo Dinh Diem, people farming,

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Author(s): Goodfriend, Arthur Miller, Anne Reese, Dixie

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 29 Apr 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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What Can a Man Do?, English translation, circa 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A33-116-UA17-95_001614   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

A document created by the United States Operations Mission (USOM) to Vietnam, containing the page-for-page English translation for the Vietnamese booklet "What Can a Man Do?". The original booklet in Vietnamese can be found here:

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Author(s): Goodfriend, Arthur Miller, Anne Reese, Dixie

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 29 Apr 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Note on the Fixing of Priorities in the Establishment of American Aid Program, circa 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A67-116-UA17-95_001662   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 10]

Vu Van Thai, South Vietnam's ambassador to the U.S., writes about the current economic situation, a lack of balance between production and consumption, a deficit in the trade balance, currency exchange rate, and other issues plaguing pre-war South Vietnam. One solution Thai suggests is a study of

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Author(s): Thai, Vu Van

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 11 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Translation of Land Transfer Ordinance (Ordinance No. 57 of October 22, 1956), November 5, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A95-116-UA17-95_001708   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

An English translation airgram of a Vietnamese document on agrarian reform. This land transfer ordinance suggests provisions for extended repayment period to the Government of Vietnam for land, the consideration of inflation with regards to compensation for land transfer, and providing clearer

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission, Saigon

Item Creation Date: 05 November 11 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 15 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Address by Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu: The Vietnamese Woman in the Course of History, 29 October 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1B6-116-UA17-95_000464   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 14]

This document contains a speech by Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu before the International Women's Association presented at the Independence Palace. The topic of the speech is regarding the role women have played in history. It privileges women's roles within Vietnam.

Author(s): Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu

Item Creation Date: 29 October 10 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 24 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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President Ngo Dinh Diem's Political Philosophy, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1B7-116-UA17-95_000465   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 18]

This document contains a pamphlet that outlines the political philosophies of President Ngo Dinh Diem.

Author(s): The Review Horizons

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 24 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Major Policy Speeches by President Ngo Dinh Diem, November 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1B8-116-UA17-95_000466   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 43]

This document contains a a pamphlet that contains a collection of transcripts of major speeches that President Ngo Dinh Diem had made as of November 1956.

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: November 11 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 24 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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The Movement of National Revolution in Vietnam, Phuong-Trao Cach-Wang Quoc-Gia, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1B9-116-UA17-95_000467   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

This is a report outlining the history of the movement known as the Phuong-Trao Cach-Wang Quoc-Gia, or the "Movement of National Revolution" as the report notes is the English translation. P.D.T. is the author, but it is unclear at this time what those initial stand for. The report

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Author(s): P. D. T.

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 24 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Interview between Jack E. Ryan and Phan Van Son, 23 April 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1BD-116-UA17-95_000471   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Jack E. Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group interviewed the Chief of the Vietnamese Bureau of Investigation Commissary. This interview covers the Tanan Province in South Vietnam, now known as the Long An Province.

Author(s): Phan Van Son Ryan, Jack E

Item Creation Date: 23 April 4 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 24 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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A letter from Walter Mode to Marvin Murphy, 26 November, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1C7-116-UA17-95_000480   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Walter Mode from the Field Administration Division writes to a Budget Specialist, Marvin Murphy. The letter is in regards to a memo that Marvin Murphy had previously wrote, concerning budget issues with funding food for the prison of Mytho Province.

Author(s): Mode, Walter

Item Creation Date: 26 November 11 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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