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AID Small Business Memo, The Department of State, 25 May 1967
Item Number: 6-20-EE-116-UA17-95_000182   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This document contains an amendment to the rules and procedures applicable to commodity transactions financed by A.I.D.

Author(s): The Department of State

Item Creation Date: 25 May 5 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 07 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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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Letter from Dr. Ho Quan Phuoc to Wesley Fishel, 27 June, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-F-116-UA17-95_000014   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Director of the National Office of Tourism of Vietnam ( Dr. Ho Quan Phuoc) writes to Wesley Fishel regarding a hunting permit for Mr. Lewis Zimmerman to hunt in Vietnam.

Author(s): Phuoc, Dr. Ho Quan

Item Creation Date: 27 June 6 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 04 Jan 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

Added: 07 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Letter to Wesley Fishel, late 1968
Item Number: 6-20-F1-116-UA17-95_000267   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

This letter to Wesley Fishel, signed "Jalynne," expresses immense frustration at the political situation in South Vietnam in late 1968, specifically the infighting and corruption.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 08 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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A Suggested Plan for the Vietnamese Government in the fields of Information, Propaganda, and Psychological Warfare, Undated
Item Number: 6-20-F5-116-UA17-95_000271   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

This document is a brief outline of a plan for how the South Vietnamese government will use information, propaganda and psychological warfare top counter the influence of communists in the Republic of Vietnam.

Author(s): Wesley Fishel

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 08 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Report on the Organization of the Department of Education
Item Number: 6-20-F6-116-UA17-95_000233   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 44]

A report that outlines South Vietnam's educational system, problems within the educational system, and the MSUG's proposed solutions to those problems.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 30 June 6 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 11 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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The Constitution of the Republic of Vietnam, 26 October 1956
Item Number: 6-20-F7-116-UA17-95_000272   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 29]

This document is the constitution of the Republic of Vietnam from 1956.

Author(s): Republic of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 26 October 10 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Nguyen Ton Hoan, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-A1-116-UA17-95_000172   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

This document is an edited letter that Wesley Fishel wrote to Nguyen Ton Hoan in regards to the coup to overthrow the Diem government. This letter also includes some details on global perspectives on Americans involvement in Vietnam.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 0 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 19 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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A.I.D Financing for Commodity Shipments to Vietnam
Item Number: 6-20-A2-116-UA17-95_000179   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 38]

This set of documents outlines the proper forms for ordering supplies into Vietnam through the Agency for International Development (A.I.D.). Contained within are order and shipping forms, as well as some rules regarded the purchasing, shipping, and crediting process.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 20 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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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Summary List of Recent Actions of Vietnamese Government, National Assembly, and Political Organizations, 18 December 1968
Item Number: 6-20-A4-116-UA17-95_000174   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

This is a summary lists recent actions such as reducing corruption amongst Vietnamese military and civilian officials, strengthening political institutions and the economy, and increased responsibility to develop military and defense capability.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: 18 December 12 1969

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Policies and Programs of The Vietnamese Government, 7 March 1964
Item Number: 6-20-A5-116-UA17-95_000175   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

This is a record of the public statements of policy and programs announced by General Nguyen Khanh, Prime Minister of the Government of Viet-Nam and some of his cabinet members. Topics addressed are reorganization of the government, the Rural Life Hamlet Program, national development, public radio

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Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: 07 March 3 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Assortment of Newspaper Clippings about Nguyen Khanh from Newsweek, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-A6-116-UA17-95_000176   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

This assortment of article clippings from Newsweek address General Nguyen Khanh and recent events such as the coup to overthrow Major General Duong Van Minh, President Lyndon B. Johnh's foreign policy, and debates over neutralization.

Author(s): Newsweek

Item Creation Date: 0 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Memo about Dang Duc Khoi, 26 December 1967
Item Number: 6-20-A7-116-UA17-95_000177   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This document is a memo in regards to Dang Duc Khoi, special assistant to Vice-President Nguyen Cao Ky, and his advice to stop anti-American press editorials such as "Cong Chung."

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 26 December 12 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Interview between Jerry Landay and Premier Nguyen Cao Ky of Vietnam, Undated
Item Number: 6-20-AA-116-UA17-95_000181   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

This is an interview of Prime Minster of South Vietnam Nguyen Cao Ky by Jerry Landay of Wins Broadcast. The interview discusses the upcoming elections, the Buddhist revolts, political office, political demonstrations, and General Vo Nguyen Giap.

Author(s): Landay, Jerry Nguyen Cao Ky

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Biography of Vice President-Elect Nguyen Cao Ky, undated
Item Number: 6-20-AB-116-UA17-95_000184   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

This document contains biographical information on Nguyen Cao Ky including his education, family, decorations, and positions. His present positions include Commander of the Viet Nam Air Force and Prime Minister, Government of the Republic of Viet Nam.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Biography of Prime Minister Nguyen Cao Ky, Undated
Item Number: 6-20-AC-116-UA17-95_000185   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This document contains biographical information on the Commander of the Vietnamese Air Force and Prime Minster of South Vietnam, Nguyen Cao Ky.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Newspaper Article titled Ky's Actions Disturb West, undated
Item Number: 6-20-AD-116-UA17-95_000186   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This is a newspaper clipping on South Vietnam Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's recent proposal to invade North Vietnam and confront Communist China. The article also details Ky's military and political tactics and differences with American strategy.

Author(s): Schweid, Barry

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Letter from Tran Van Lam to Wesley Fishel, 4 January, 1969
Item Number: 6-20-AE-116-UA17-95_000187   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

Senator Tran Van Lam asks Wesley R. Fishel for assistance in arranging public relations conferences for Lam's delegation of non-governmental and political party leaders who will visit the United States January 31 to February 2. Biographical information of the delegation members is included.

Author(s): Tran Van Lam

Item Creation Date: 04 January 1 1969

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Letter from Wesley Fishel to H.E. Tran Van Lam, 12 September 1970
Item Number: 6-20-AF-116-UA17-95_000188   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Wesley Fishel writes to Minister of Foreign Affairs Tran Van Lam to strongly urge him to cancel President Thieu and Vice President Ky's upcoming trip to the United States.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 12 September 9 1970

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Letter from Kai E. Rasmussen to Dr. Wesley R. Fishel, 4 June, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-B-116-UA17-95_000010   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

Kai E. Rasmussen from the Special Operations Research Office at The American University asks Wesley R. Fishel to serve as a consultant on Project PROSYMS. The letter is followed by a seven page document that is titled "General Introduction to Project PROSYMS for new SORO Consultants" and

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Author(s): Rasmussen, Kai E.

Item Creation Date: 04 June 6 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 03 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Biography of Vietcong Returnee, Phan Mau, undated
Item Number: 6-20-B0-116-UA17-95_000189   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

This document contains biographical information on a Vietcong returnee, Phan Mau, including activities as a communist (1945-1968) and reasons for defecting.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Chicago Daily News, Wednesday, April 14, 1971. "Touch 'dove' Minh wary of Viet vote fix", By Mark Gayn.
Item Number: 6-20-B1-116-UA17-95_000190   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

This document is an article that was in the Chicago Daily News. The article is in regards to the expected election between Duong Van Minh and President Nguyen Van Thieu.

Author(s): Gayn, Mark Chicago Daily News

Item Creation Date: 14 April 4 1971

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Record of Dinner Conversation Between Wesley Fishel and Duong Van Minh, 2 April 1971
Item Number: 6-20-B2-116-UA17-95_000191   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

On April 2, 1971 Wesley Fishel had dinner with generals Duong Van Minh and Tran Van Don at the house of Nguyen Ngoc Tho. This document relates the conversations that took place on that occasion.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 02 April 4 1971

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Chinh Luan Editorial, 21 April 1971
Item Number: 6-20-B3-116-UA17-95_000192   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This is an editorial from Chinh Luan regarding the platforms of Nguyen Van Thieu, Nguyen Cao Ky and Duong Van Minh in the 1971 presidential election in the Republic of Vietnam.

Author(s): Chinh Luan

Item Creation Date: 21 April 4 1971

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Statement by Duong Van Minh on November 1, 1970 on the Commemoration of November 1, 1963 Revolution
Item Number: 6-20-B4-116-UA17-95_000193   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

On November 1, 1963 General Duong Van Minh led a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam. This document is a statement by Duong Van Minh on the seventh anniversary of the coup. An English translation is followed by the original Vietnamese version.

Author(s): Duong Van Minh

Item Creation Date: 01 November 11 1970

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Communique No. 10, The Press Bureau of General Duong Van Minh, 20 August 1971
Item Number: 6-20-B5-116-UA17-95_000194   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

This document was produced by The Press Bureau of general Duong Van Minh in order to demonstrate the organization and strategy of the Nguyen Van Thieu regime in the 1971 elections.

Author(s): The Press Bureau of General Duong Van Minh

Item Creation Date: 20 August 8 1971

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Vietnam Peace (Peace for the people and for the Nation), Statement by General Duong Van Minh, 17 June 1971
Item Number: 6-20-B6-116-UA17-95_000195   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

This document is a statement made by General Duong Van Minh on June 17, 1971 concerning his basic ideas on the problem of peace in Vietnam.

Author(s): Duong Van Minh

Item Creation Date: 17 June 6 1971

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Proclamation of General Duong Van Minh to the Compatriots Inside and Outside of the Country, 20 August 1971
Item Number: 6-20-B7-116-UA17-95_000196   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

The document is a statement by General Duong Van Minh expressing his concerns about the 1971 presidential election. In it, he describes the 1963 coup against Ngo Dinh Diem as a revolution, and argues that a corrupt electoral process is threatening that revolution.

Author(s): Duong Van Minh

Item Creation Date: 20 August 8 1971

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Interview with Nguyen Van Phe, Sapper- Special Projects Branch, North Vietnam Affairs, 30 August 1969
Item Number: 6-20-B8-116-UA17-95_000197   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

This document is an interview with Nguyen Van Phe, a communist sapper who defected to the RVN in 1969. In it, he discusses his experiences of fighting as well as more personal aspects of life during wartime.

Author(s): Special Projects Brance, North Vietnam Affairs

Item Creation Date: 30 August 8 1969

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Biographies of Phan Huy Quat and others, 1965 February 12
Item Number: 6-20-B9-116-UA17-95_000198   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

This document contains biographical information on Phan Huy Quat, Dam Sy Hien, Nguyen Van Thieu, Le Van Nghiem, Nguyen Luu Vien, Chung Tan Cang, Tran Van Do, and Nguyen Huu Hung.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 12 February 2 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Memorandum from Wesley Fishel to Ambassador Collins. 11 December 1954
Item Number: 6-20-BA-116-UA17-95_000199   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This document is a memo that Wesley Fishel wrote to Ambassador J. Lawton Collins the role of Dr. Phan Huy Quat in the cabinet of the RVN government.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 11 December 12 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Speech by Phan Huy Quat at Washington D.C., undated
Item Number: 6-20-BB-116-UA17-95_000200   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

This document contains the transcript of a speech made the the Defense Minister, Phan Huy Quat while in Washington D.C. It focuses on military, political and economic strategies to deal with rural problems.

Author(s): Phan Huy Quat

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Newspaper Articles About the Suicide of Nguyen Tuong Tam, July 1963
Item Number: 6-20-BC-116-UA17-95_000201   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

This document contains an assortment of newspaper articles about the suicide of Nguyen Tuong Tam, one of South Vietnam's most prominent writers and political figures. He committed suicide to protest the regime of President Ngo Dinh Diem.

Author(s): The Washington Post The Washington Evening Star Free Press Wire Services Time Magazine

Item Creation Date: July 7 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Correspondence 1955
Item Number: 6-20-BD-116-UA17-95_000203   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

This folder contains correspondence between Michigan State Advisory Group members (including Wesley Fishel, Edward Weidner, Walter Mode and Charles Killingsworth), as well as documents about Vietnamese political figures (including Nguyen Ngoc Tho, Nguyen Thai, Tran Long, Tu Bo Chuong).

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: May 5 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 25 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Interview with Wesley Fishel and Ambassador Vu Van Thai, Washington D.C., 7 July 1966
Item Number: 6-20-BE-116-UA17-95_000202   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 41]

This document is a transcript of an interview between Wesley Fishel and Ambassador Vu Van Thai. The interview took place in Washington D.C. on July 7, 1966. It concerns corruption in the South Vietnamese administration, land reform issues, education, conscription, elections, the judiciary, and

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley Ambassador Vu Van Thai

Item Creation Date: 07 July 7 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Biography of Vu Van Thai, undated
Item Number: 6-20-BF-116-UA17-95_000232   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This document contains biographical information about Vu Van Thai, including educational and professional data. It also includes educational information about his daughter, Georgette Vu Van Thai.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Letter from Lewis Zimmerman to the Vietnam Ambassador, June 1958
Item Number: 6-20-C-116-UA17-95_000011   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Lewis Zimmerman, a graduate from Michigan Agricultural College in 1920, writes to the Vietnam Ambassador regarding his interest in obtaining permits to hunt in Vietnam. A reply letter to Lewis Zimmerman and a memorandum are included.

Author(s): Zimmerman, Lewis

Item Creation Date: 03 June 6 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 03 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Speech from Vu Van Thai, undated
Item Number: 6-20-C0-116-UA17-95_000234   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

This document is a speech by Vu Van Thai to an American audience sometime after 1965. It is a criticism of communism, and it uses the recent death of Tu Chung, editor of the newspaper Chinh Luan, as a prominent example of communist repression of free thought and debate. It criticizes Ngo Dinh

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Author(s): Vu Van Thai

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Draft of "Welcoming a Vietnamese Friend" by The Editorial Board, 13 October 1965
Item Number: 6-20-C1-116-UA17-95_000235   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

This document contains two different drafts of a report titled "Welcoming a Vietnamese Friend" from The Editorial Board (the newspaper in question is unnamed). The report is in regards to the newly appointed Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States, Vu Van Thai. It provides a general

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Author(s): The Editorial Board

Item Creation Date: 13 October 10 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Newspaper Articles about Vu Van Thai, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-C2-116-UA17-95_000236   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

The document contains three newspaper articles concerning Vu Van Thai. One discusses his recommendation that the US government restrain Ngo Dinh Diem, one discusses his view that Soviet power could productively counterbalance Chinese influence in Southeast Asia, and the last discusses a visit that

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Author(s): The Washington Post

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Vu Van Thai, 14 July, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-C3-116-UA17-95_000237   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

In this letter, Wesley Fishel asks Vu Van Thai if the embassy of the Republic of Vietnam in America would consider publishing a summary of South Vietnam's laws as well as brief biographies of the candidates in the upcoming election, for the benefit of the American public.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 14 July 7 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Market building blueprint, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-C4-111-UA17-95_000157_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This photograph is of a blueprint for an MSU sponsored market building project in Tay Ninh province.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Blueprint for infirmary building, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-C5-111-UA17-95_000160_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This photograph is a blueprint for an infirmary. Four completed views of the exterior can be seen, as well as a cut-away image of the buidling's side and a floor plan.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Fertilizing technique poster, undated
Item Number: 6-20-C8-111-UA17-95_000162_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This poster comes from a collection of similar posters showing farmers of rice fields. The text on the left-hand side reads, top to bottom, "Appropriate Way, Rice field enriched with chemical fertilizers, good crop - good weight." The text on the right-hand side reads,

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Fertilizing instructional poster, undated
Item Number: 6-20-CA-111-UA17-95_000165_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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This poster shows several farmers in a field. The text on the left-hand side reads, "Right way, Sugar cane grown with fertilizer." The text on the right-hand side reads, "Wrong way, sugar cane planted without fertilizer."

Author(s): unknown

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Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Ngo Dinh Diem campaign poster, undated
Item Number: 6-20-CB-111-UA17-95_000166_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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This poster shows a picture of the young Ngo Dinh Diem on his campaign. The text reads, "Vietnam referendum, To vote for Ngo-dinh-Diem, the revolutionary, is to build a prosperous and just society."

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

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Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Election poster, 1959
Item Number: 6-20-CC-111-UA17-95_000167_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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This poster is part of a political campaign urging citizens to vote. Three people are shown casting their ballots, an elderly man in the far back, a younger man in the middle, and a young woman in the foreground. It reads: "Voting is a responsibility, a right, and an honor of the

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Author(s): Republic of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1959

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Correspondence and Reports: 1956-1960
Item Number: 6-20-CD-116-UA17-95_000204   (Click For More Item Information)
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This folder contains miscellaneous materials concerning Vietnamese politics in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It includes a copy of the 1960 constitution of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), newspaper clippings about South Vietnamese officials arrested for corruption, South

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 07 June 6 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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