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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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An Analysis of the Commodity Import Program in Vietnam and Proposals for Change in Administrative Controls, 29 February 1963
Item Number: 6-20-EF-116-UA17-95_000183   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 60]

This document is a report on the Commodity Import Program in Vietnam, specifically about abuses related to the program that are specific to Vietnam, and how to correct these abuses through reforms in management, operations, and regulation.

Author(s): Matt Eytan

Item Creation Date: 29 February 2 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 07 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Proposed A.I.D. Regulation 14 for Commodity Shipments to Vietnam, 18 November 1968
Item Number: 6-20-F0-116-UA17-95_000266   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

This document is a summary of the principles underlying the proposed A.I.D. regulations of commodity shipments to Vietnam.

Author(s): Heilman, John Eytan, Matt

Item Creation Date: 18 November 11 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Record of a Conversation between Wesley Fishel and Prime Minster Tran Van Huong, 4 July 1968 and 8 July 1968
Item Number: 6-20-A3-116-UA17-95_000173   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This is a summary description of two separate conversations between Wesley Fishel and Prime Minster Tran Van Huong about Huong's background, cabinet strategies for Saigon, relationship with Thieu [Nguyen Van Thieu] and Ky [Nguyen Cao Ky], and foreign policy with the National Liberation Front.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: July 7 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Statement by The Vietnam Observer to The United Nations, 10 May 1968
Item Number: 6-20-D5-116-UA17-95_000243   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The Vietnam Observer made a statement to The United Nations regarding relations with North Vietnam. It notes North Vietnam's increased activity in South Vietnam as a result of a bombing curtailment in 1968. It argues that South Vietnam opposes a reduction in bombing, will not negotiate with the

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Author(s): The Vietnam Observer

Item Creation Date: 10 May 5 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Speech by Nguyen Van Thieu to the members of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam, 19 June 1968
Item Number: 6-20-D6-116-UA17-95_000244   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

This is a speech given by Nguyen Van Thieu to the members of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam on armed forces day, June 19, 1968. Its main themes are the defeat of communism, the construction of a democracy, and social reforms.

Author(s): Nguyen Van Thieu

Item Creation Date: 19 June 6 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Partial Transcript of an Interview Between The Joint United States Public Affair Office and Lt. Col. Le Xuan Chuyen, 24 January, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-9C-116-UA17-95_000164   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

This document is a partial transcript of an interview between The Joint United States Public Affair Office and Lt. Col. Le Xuan Chuyen. The interview was recorded in the JUSPAO Special Projects Branch. The interview is in regards to the efforts that his superiors made to "hoodwink", or

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Author(s): Lt. Col. Le Xuan Chuyen The Joint United States Public Affair Office

Item Creation Date: 24 January 1 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Sadec Province, "Where the Rice is White, the Water is Pure, and the Girls are Beautiful", Blake W.H. Smith, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-188-116-UA17-95_000422   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 23]

A report about Sa Dec province by Blake W.H. Smith, an area development officer operating under The United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It contains historical, demographic and economic information.

Author(s): W.H. Smith, Blake

Item Creation Date: 0 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 15 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Free World Assistance to Vietnam: A Summary of the Economic, Technical, Social and Humanitarian Assistance Granted by Free World Countries to Vietnam, January 1, 1968 - March 31, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19CB-116-UA17-95_001512   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

A quarterly report published by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). This report lists areas of aid given to Vietnam following the Tet Offensive for the quarter ending March 31, 1968, including disaster relief. One page summarizes non-U.S. free world assistance aid

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Author(s): United States Agency for International Development

Item Creation Date: April 4 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Free World Assistance to Viet-Nam (as of July 1, 1968)
Item Number: 6-20-19CC-116-UA17-95_001513   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 14]

A report on aid provided to Vietnam by non-U.S. free world countries and international organizations. Report provides figures on military and non-military assistance provided since the Government of Vietnam appealed for aid on July 14, 1964.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 01 July 7 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Research and Evaluation Information Center Airgram Summary No. 28 (June 1968 Accession List), July 26, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19F2-116-UA17-95_001551   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 10]

A list of reference materials added in June 1968 to the Vietnam Research and Evaluation Information Center, sent from the Agency for International Development (AID) in Washington, D.C., to AID in Saigon. Topics of the materials include agriculture, development programs, economics, education, and

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Author(s): Piper, Carol

Item Creation Date: 26 July 7 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Research and Evaluation Information Center Airgram No. 29 (US Army Offers to Share a Hardware Research Facility with AID), August 29, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19F3-116-UA17-95_001552   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

A listing from the Agency for International Development (AID) in Washington, D.C., of resources provided and shared by the U.S. Army Limited Warfare Laboratory (LWL) in Aberdeen, Maryland. The listing was sent to AID in Saigon.

Author(s): Darling, R. Loubert, J.D.

Item Creation Date: 29 August 8 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Vietnam Research and Evaluation Information Center: Accession List No. 21, November 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19F6-116-UA17-95_001555   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 10]

A monthly list of print materials acquired by the Research, Evaluation and Information Retrieval Staff of the Vietnam Research and Evaluation Information Center.

Author(s): Piper, Carol

Item Creation Date: November 11 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Vietnam Research and Evaluation Information Center: Accession List No. 22, December 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19F7-116-UA17-95_001556   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 11]

A monthly list of print materials acquired by the Research, Evaluation and Information Retrieval Staff of the Vietnam Research and Evaluation Information Center.

Author(s): Piper, Carol

Item Creation Date: December 12 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Report to the Ambassador From the Director of the United States Agency for International Development 1967, January 15, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19EA-116-UA17-95_001543   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 98]

A report in book form from Donald MacDonald, Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Vietnam, to Ambassador Eugene Locke. The report summarizes the USAID South Vietnam assistance program in 1967, focusing on economy, agriculture, health, education, social

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Author(s): MacDonald, Donald G.

Item Creation Date: 15 January 1 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Nation Building in Vietnam: A Critique of USAID's Involvement in the Provinces of Vietnam, November 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19ED-116-UA17-95_001546   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 23]

The first in a two-part series on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and their work providing assistance to Vietnam. This first paper focuses on the decentralization of Vietnam that occurred after USAID began removing its personnel from Saigon, in order to advise

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Author(s): Benson, Louis Kirchhoffer, James

Item Creation Date: November 11 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Nation Building in Vietnam: A Critique of USAID's Involvement in the Provinces of Vietnam, Part II, December 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19EE-116-UA17-95_001547   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 54]

The second in a two-part series on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and their work providing assistance to Vietnam. This second paper focuses on the interpersonal relationships between Vietnamese and Americans in Vietnam, civilian and military. The paper is written

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Author(s): Benson, Louis Kirchhoffer, James

Item Creation Date: December 12 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Research and Evaluation Information Center Airgram No. 18 (Evaluation and Research), May 16, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19F0-116-UA17-95_001549   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The Agency for International Development (AID) in Washington, D.C., requests a summary of AID-funded projects in Vietnam since 1964 from the AID office in Saigon.

Author(s): Ham, W.W.

Item Creation Date: 16 May 5 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Essay, "The Limits of U.S. Power", TIME, February 16, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-1A65-116-UA17-95_001660   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A February 1968 essay from a writer for TIME magazine, "The Limits of U.S. Power" discusses the recent Tet offensive, and the article's author expresses concerning over pulling out of Southeast Asia. In an attached article, "Khe Sanh: Ready to Fight" by TIME correspondent Don

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 16 February 2 1968

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

Added: 01 Nov 2015[Updated: 22 Feb 2016]
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An Analysis of Vietnam
Item Number: 6-20-413-116-UA17-95_000558   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 83]

An analysis of the Vietnam War from an economic perspective, detailing the nations that fought on both sides, their military strength and capability, and the objectives and goals of both sides. These objectives include political, economic, military, and Geo-political and their importance is

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Author(s): Ulrey, Orion

Item Creation Date: 08 May 5 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 05 Aug 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Vietnam. Organizations. Vietnamese Navy Transport Escort Group (RETG).
Item Number: 6-20-63D-111-UA17-95_001412   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

An image from Wesley Fishel's photograph collection of a large, low shipping boat filled with timber. Another boat sits behind it. A label on the reverse of the photograph reads, "Barges loaded with timber and other merchandise, destined for the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Official OSN

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: May 5 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 24 Sep 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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[Number of Pages: 2]

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 Nguyen-De to Wesley Fishel, 12 February, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-7E-116-UA17-95_000126   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

Nguyen-De explains his perspectives on the conflict in Vietnam, the perspectives of the government of South Vietnam, and the role of overseas Vietnamese. Nguyen-De also discusses the historical and geopolitical context of the war, such as the influence and proximity of China.

Item Creation Date: 12 February 2 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Research and Evaluation Information Center Airgram Summary No. 30 (Review of Summary Series), August 24, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19F1-116-UA17-95_001550   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

The Agency for International Development (AID) in Washington, D.C., write to AID in Saigon requesting suggestions on ways of improving information gathering after compiling Airgram Summaries 1-29 and distributing them to government officials in Washington, Saigon, and elsewhere.

Author(s): Crumbley, Vivian Bode, Karl F.

Item Creation Date: 24 August 8 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Research and Evaluation Information Center Airgram Summary No. 31 (July 1968 Accession List)
Item Number: 6-20-19F4-116-UA17-95_001553   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

A list of reference materials added in July 1968 to the Vietnam Research and Evaluation Information Center, sent from the Agency for International Development (AID) in Washington, D.C., to AID in Saigon. Topics of the materials include agriculture, development programs, economy, education, and

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Author(s): Piper, Carol

Item Creation Date: 29 August 8 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Two Years of Civil Progress in Vietnam: Transcript of a Speech by Donald G. MacDonald, August 12, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-19EF-116-UA17-95_001548   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 14]

Donald MacDonald, Minister Director to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), speaks to the Saigon Lions Club in an August 12, 1968 address. MacDonald expresses his pleasure in being among the members of the Lions Club again, and shares his encouragement in light of

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Author(s): MacDonald, Donald G.

Item Creation Date: 12 August 8 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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A Paper for Submission to the President of the Republic of Vietnam, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-241-116-UA17-95_001083   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 49]

Lieutenant Colonel, Nguyen Be wrote to President Nguyen Van Thieu in regards to the Village Development Program. This document contains two letters and are followed by Nguyen Be's paper on the Village Development Program.

Author(s): Nguyen Be

Item Creation Date: 0 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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On Peace and Manpower Requirements, by President Nguyen Van Thieu, 10 April 1968
Item Number: 6-20-242-116-UA17-95_001084   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 11]

The text of an address made by President Nguyen Van Thieu to the joint session of the National Assembly on April 10, 1968.

Author(s): Nguyen Van Thieu

Item Creation Date: 10 April 4 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Peace and Beyond: Official Statements and Communiques on peace and Postwar Development, July-September 1968
Item Number: 6-20-243-116-UA17-95_001085   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 25]

This pamphlet is part of the Vietnam Document Series. It contains an arrangement of addresses made in regards to peace and postwar development from July to September of 1968.

Author(s): Republic of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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The New Press Law of Vietnam, 30 December 1969
Item Number: 6-20-245-116-UA17-95_001087   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 32]

As part of the Vietnam Document Series, the New Press Law is Outlined.

Author(s): Republic of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 30 December 12 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Press Release, United States Mission in Vietnam, 8 July 1968
Item Number: 6-20-299-116-UA17-95_001162   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A press release from the United States Mission in Vietnam from July 8, 1968. The press release is in regards to a new agreement that will expedite land reform.

Author(s): United States Operations Mission

Item Creation Date: 08 July 7 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Village and Local Development Program, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), 4 December 1968
Item Number: 6-20-2C3-116-UA17-95_001204   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 38]

A report on the Village and Local Development Program. The report covers the status, organizational structure, foreign aid support, phasing, manuals and reporting systems, of the program.

Author(s): USAID

Item Creation Date: 04 December 12 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Weekly Summary, United States Military Assistance Command, Office of Information, 20 June 1968
Item Number: 6-20-2C8-116-UA17-95_001209   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

A weekly summary report of casualties during the week of June 9 to June 15, 1968. It was compiled by the United States Military Assistance Command.

Author(s): United States Military Assistance Command, Office of Information

Item Creation Date: 20 June 6 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Map and Article about Operation Jeb Stuart III, 27 June 1968
Item Number: 6-20-2C9-UA17-95_001210   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A map outlining operation Jeb Stuart III, where U.S. Forces killed 225 Vietnamese soldiers on June 27, 1968 near the hamlet of Binh An.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: 27 June 6 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Jun 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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