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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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Letter regarding U.S. aid to Vietnam, circa 1958
Item Number: 6-20-1A66-116-UA17-95_001661   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

An unknown author writes about the situation in Vietnam after the Geneva convention and the rise of Ngo Dinh Diem. The letter's author writes optimistically about the result of U.S. aid to Vietnam, providing figures on economy, military personnel, and imports. A table of aid allotments provides

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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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

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U.S. Plans Aid Programs to Push Recovery in Asia: Newspaper Article from the New York Times, January 6, 1950
Item Number: 6-20-1A69-116-UA17-95_001664   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

New York Times journalist James Reston writes the developing stages of aid projects for French Indo-China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Korea and Japan. Figures of economic aid in U.S. dollars are provided, and the stages of development for each region are highlighted. The article indicates that

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Author(s): Reston, James

Item Creation Date: 06 January 1 1950

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Kennedy Says Red Threat Bars Saigon Aid Cut Now: Newspaper Article from the Washington Post, September 10, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A6A-116-UA17-95_001665   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Washington Post columnist Tom Wicker reports on U.S. President Kennedy's statement that he felt "it would not be helpful at this time..." to reduce U.S. aid to Vietnam. Kennedy went on to say the structure of the Government of Vietnam might see desired changes if U.S. aid was cut.

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Author(s): Wicker, Tom

Item Creation Date: 10 September 9 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Highlights of the Non-Military Effort in Vietnam, August 31, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-1A6B-116-UA17-95_001666   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A document on non-military assistance provided to Vietnam. Topics include agriculture, education, health and medical, electrical power, water supply, industrial development, revolutionary development, the Chieu Hoi program, refugees, and public safety. Figures for AID personnel, and funding for

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 31 August 8 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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American Doctor Works in Provincial Hospital, May 27, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A6C-116-UA17-95_001667   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A transcript of an article from the United States Information Service (USIS) - United States Operations Mission (USOM) Liaison Office in Saigon. The article talks about Dr. Thomas Tiller, a civilian doctor from Fort Sam Houston who became the only American doctor in the Bac Lieu province. The

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 27 May 5 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Correspondents in the Republic of Vietnam, September 1967
Item Number: 6-20-1A6D-116-UA17-95_001668   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 22]

A listing of newspaper, radio, magazine and television press correspondents, from the Special Projects Division of the United States Operations Mission (USOM).

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: September 9 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Biography of Barry Zorthian, December 1966
Item Number: 6-20-1A6F-116-UA17-95_001670   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A biography of Barry Zorthian, Director of the Joint United States Public Affairs Office (JUSPAO) in Vietnam, and Minister-Counselor for Information of the American Embassy in Saigon.

Item Creation Date: December 12 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Biographical Sketch of Robert W. Komer, August 1967
Item Number: 6-20-1A74-116-UA17-95_001675   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A biographical description of Robert Komer, Head of the Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support program in Vietnam.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: August 8 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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A Summary Statement of the AID Program in Vietnam, October 1, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A41-116-UA17-95_001628   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

A report from the United States Operations Mission (USOM) on the effects of the AID Program in Vietnam as of October 1964. The report stresses the importance in assisting South Vietnam in maintaining their independence through the development of a socio-political structure. Three main components

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission

Item Creation Date: 01 October 10 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Aid to the Peasantry in Vietnam, circa 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A42-116-UA17-95_001629   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 34]

A report from the United States Operations Mission (USOM) in Vietnam, on aid to the peasant population in Vietnam. The report begins by stating that, due to the escalation of the war, the AID program was revised in 1962, giving more emphasis to counterinsurgency operations. Areas of focus include

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission

Item Creation Date: 0 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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The AID Program in Vietnam, December 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A43-116-UA17-95_001630   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 18]

A report on aid provided to Vietnam in fiscal years 1963, 1964, and 1965 by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Objectives for the aid program include providing rural areas with governmental services and short-term development; assisting in the maintenance of economic

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Author(s): Agency for International Development, Office of Vietnam Affairs

Item Creation Date: December 12 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Study Group on U.S. Aid Policies and Programs in Vietnam: "The Unsuccessful History of 'Economic Disengagement'", April 28, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-1A44-116-UA17-95_001631   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

John D. Montgomery writes on a history of foreign aid, from World War II to Vietnam, in an appendix to a working paper entitled "The Century of Foreign Aid". Montgomery takes a negative stance against the prudence of supplying large-scale foreign aid.

Author(s): Montgomery, John D. Stalson, Helena

Item Creation Date: 28 April 4 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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20 FSOs May Participate in College Exchange Under the Hays Plan: Department of State News Letter article, October 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A46-116-UA17-95_001633   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

In an October 1964 article in the Department of State News Letter in Washington, D.C., Ohio Democratic Representative Wayne Hays pushed for the establishment of a University Exchange Program, as an amendment to the Foreign Service Act. Senior Foreign Service officers are serving on the faculty of

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: October 10 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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U.S. Deeply Involved in the Uncertain Struggle for Vietnam: New York Times article, October 21, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-1A47-116-UA17-95_001634   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

In an October 21, 1962 article to the New York Times, journalist David Halberstam reports on Saigon's attempts to fight off Viet Cong guerrillas, including relocating villagers to fortified hamlets to cut off Communist sources of supply. Halberstam reports that, as one gets closer to the heart of

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Author(s): Halberstam, David

Item Creation Date: 21 October 10 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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More Than Pigs and Corn: New York Herald Tribune article, January 15, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-1A48-116-UA17-95_001635   (Click For More Item Information)
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New York Herald Tribune staff member Tom Lambert reports on the long-range results of a plan implemented three years earlier by the U.S. Government: three pigs and a year's worth of corn were to be given to each of 5,000 Vietnamese families throughout South Vietnam, to provide a source of food and

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Author(s): Lambert, Tom

Item Creation Date: 15 January 1 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Procurement Under Counterinsurgency, circa 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A49-116-UA17-95_001636   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

A financial document and report of aid to villages (or hamlets), focusing on the Commercial Import program. Figures in U.S. dollars are provided for fiscal years 1963 and 1964, with projected estimates for 1965. The Food for Peace program is also mentioned.

Author(s): United States Operations Mission

Item Creation Date: 0 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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U.S. Assistance Programs, September 30, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A4A-116-UA17-95_001637   (Click For More Item Information)
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A financial document from the United States Operations Mission (USOM) containing figures in U.S. dollars for aid to Vietnam for fiscal years 1962, 1963, and 1964. Areas of aid listed include the Commercial Import program, counterinsurgency, the Food for Peace program, and military assistance.

Author(s): United States Operations Mission

Item Creation Date: 30 September 9 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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U.S. Economic Aid to Vietnam, FY 1962 through FY 1965, September 5, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A4B-116-UA17-95_001638   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A financial document and report on program and project assistance to Vietnam. Fiscal years 1962 through 1965 are represented in millions of U.S. dollars, and a comparison of personnel from June 1961 compared to June 1965 is added.

Author(s): United States Operations Mission

Item Creation Date: 05 September 9 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1961
Item Number: 6-20-1A4C-116-UA17-95_001639   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 84]

An annual report in book form, published by the United States Operations Mission (USOM), with a foreword by USOM Director Arthur Z. Gardiner. Statistics on areas affected by American Economic Aid, including public works, agriculture, imports, industrial development, education, overseas training,

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission to Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1961

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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USOM Information Brief, Long Khanh province, December 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A4E-116-UA17-95_001641   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 25]

An information brief (possibly by Province Representative John O. Kling) providing background information on the Long Khanh province, including geography, history, population, social and economic development, government, organization of the U.S. team in the province, and United States Operations

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: December 12 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1962
Item Number: 6-20-1A4F-116-UA17-95_001642   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 99]

An annual report in book form, published by the United States Operations Mission (USOM), with a foreword by USOM Director Joseph L. Brent. Statistics on areas affected by American Economic Aid, including public works, agriculture, commerce, industry, education, public administration, public health

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission to Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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South Vietnam Province and District Officials, January 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A52-116-UA17-95_001643   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A listing (as of January 21, 1965) of Province and District Officials in South Vietnam. Provinces are listed alphabetically, and districts are alphabetical within each province.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: January 1 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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U.S. Assistance Program for Vietnam, January 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A53-116-UA17-95_001644   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 21]

A January 1965 booklet published by the United States Operations Mission (USOM) to Vietnam. The foreword explains that, despite the struggles occurring with the escalation of the Vietnam War, U.S. economic and social aid continues to make a difference in the lives of people living in Vietnam.

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission to Vietnam

Item Creation Date: January 1 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Summer Youth Program: Background and Progress Report, April 15, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A54-116-UA17-95_001645   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 20]

Michael Chilton, Youth Project Manager, submits a report on the "1965 Summer Youth Program". Chilton, quoting President of the Buddhist Student Association Ton That Chieu, states that the program began after a group of youth leaders met in February 1965, because of "the extreme

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Author(s): Chilton, Michael W.

Item Creation Date: 15 April 4 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Summer Youth Program: Interim Report, June 15, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A55-116-UA17-95_001646   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

An interim report on the 1965 Summer Youth Program in Vietnam. The report begins with an American point-of-view on objectives for the program, then addresses the current situation, including unity (and lack of) among the youth and student groups, government/student relationships, recruitment,

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 15 June 6 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Reorganization of the Office of Provincial Operations, January 12, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A56-116-UA17-95_001647   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 10]

James Killen, Director of the United States Operations Mission (USOM) Saigon, writes to Rutherford Poats, Deputy Assistant Administrator to the Agency for International Development (AID) in Washington, D.C. Killen's airgram aims to explain the reorganization of the Office of Provincial Operations

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Author(s): Killen, James S. Taylor, Maxwell D.

Item Creation Date: 12 January 1 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Approximate Organisation, USOM, Saigon, June 1955
Item Number: 6-20-1A57-116-UA17-95_001648   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A hierarchical chart of principal officers and Americans employed with the United States Operations Mission (USOM) Saigon as of June, 1955.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: June 6 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Some Comments on the Counterinsurgency Program of Vietnam and USOM, March 1, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A58-116-UA17-95_001649   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

A March 1964 report from the United States Operations Mission (USOM) on what can be deemed "acceptable" effective counterinsurgency operations, conceptually according to the United States. The report suggests that these operations should fall under one of two classes: military, and

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 01 March 3 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Summer Youth Program 1965, April 22, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A59-116-UA17-95_001650   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

A report from the United States Operations Mission (USOM) Saigon on the 1965 Summer Youth Program in Vietnam. The USOM reports that it is hoped that Vietnamese youth, through positive action programs, will accept more social and political responsibility within Vietnam. Proposals for groups and

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Author(s): Killen, James S. Taylor, Maxwell D. Ruoff, E.G. Wilson, Samuel V.

Item Creation Date: 22 April 4 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Summer Youth Program (SYP), May 10, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A5A-116-UA17-95_001651   (Click For More Item Information)
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A report from the United States Operations Mission (USOM) Saigon, announcing the first edition of the Summer Youth Program (SYP)'s weekly newspaper, "Let's Hit The Road". The report lists the names of the articles appearing in the newspaper. While the report indicates that copies of the

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Author(s): Killen, James S. Taylor, Maxwell D. Hare, P.J. Wilson, Samuel V.

Item Creation Date: 10 May 5 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Summer Youth Program, May 17, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A5D-116-UA17-95_001652   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

The first of a series of weekly reports on the status of the 1965 Summer Youth Program (SYP) in Vietnam. It is estimated that the SYP will not meet its original goals in student and youth participation, due to the novelty of the program. Government recognition of the program has increased by this

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Author(s): Killen, James S. Taylor, Maxwell D. Hare, P.J. Wilson, Samuel V.

Item Creation Date: 17 May 5 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Summer Youth Program, June 3, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A5E-116-UA17-95_001653   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A weekly report on the 1965 Summer Youth Program (SYP) in Vietnam. This report focuses on American involvement in the program, and fiscal and administrative issues that have continued since the program's inception. An operations committee has been created specifically to concentrate on Saigon

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Author(s): Killen, James S. Taylor, Maxwell D. Hare, P.J. Wilson, Samuel V.

Item Creation Date: 03 June 6 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Summer Youth Program: Newspaper, June 9, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A5F-116-UA17-95_001654   (Click For More Item Information)
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35,000 copies of the second issue of the Summer Youth Program (SYP) newspaper "Let's Hit the Road" were published and distributed. This report lists titles and descriptions of the articles in the issue, with comments on the issue included at the end of the report.

Author(s): Killen, James S. Hare, P.J. Maynard, Leonard

Item Creation Date: 09 June 6 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Summer Youth Program, July 2, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A60-116-UA17-95_001655   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

In a weekly report from the United States Operations Mission (USOM) Saigon, events in the 1965 Summer Youth Program (SYP) are addressed. Topics include the establishment of an I Corps SYP Zone (giving greater administrative flexibility to I Corps, and insuring participation from Hue students and

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Author(s): Wehrle, Leroy S. Taylor, Maxwell D. Hare, P.J. Jackson, Harry

Item Creation Date: 02 July 7 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Summer Youth Program: Newspaper, July 6, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A61-116-UA17-95_001656   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

In a weekly United States Operations Mission (USOM) Saigon report on the 1965 Summer Youth Program (SYP) in Vietnam, titles and descriptions of articles in the third issue of the SYP newspaper "Let's Hit the Road" are listed. A comment at the end of the report indicates that the articles

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Author(s): Wehrle, Leroy S. Taylor, Maxwell D. Hare, P.J. Maynard, Leonard

Item Creation Date: 06 July 7 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Summer Youth Program, July 30, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A62-116-UA17-95_001657   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

A weekly report from the United States Operations Mission (USOM) Saigon on the 1965 Summer Youth Program (SYP) in Vietnam indicates that an attempt to send Saigon students of the SYP into rural areas was largely unsuccessful. However, projects have continued to develop, and student participation

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Author(s): Killen, James S. Hare, P.J. Wilson, Samuel V.

Item Creation Date: 30 July 7 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Inequality and Insurgency: A Statistical Study of South Vietnam, June 1967
Item Number: 6-20-1A63-116-UA17-95_001658   (Click For More Item Information)
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Edward Mitchell of the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California, provides a statistical analysis of land tenure and reform in South Vietnam, and how it is affected by government control. Mitchell discusses the inequality of land distribution, and states that two of its measures are the

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Author(s): Mitchell, Edward J.

Item Creation Date: June 6 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Physical Accomplishments, March 31, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A64-116-UA17-95_001659   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 20]

A March 1965 report from the United States Operations Mission (USOM) Saigon to the Agency for International Development (AID) in Washington, D.C. This report highlights areas of accomplishment in the AID to Vietnam program, including agriculture, education, transportation and communications,

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Author(s): Killen, James S. Shaug, J.J. Wehrle, Leroy S.

Item Creation Date: 31 March 3 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Information Office Roster, August 1967
Item Number: 6-20-1A6E-116-UA17-95_001669   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

A listing of information officers from various branches of military personnel, from the Special Projects Division of the United States Operations Mission (USOM).

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: August 8 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Daily Summary, Navy News Release, August 31, 1967
Item Number: 6-20-1A70-116-UA17-95_001671   (Click For More Item Information)
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A news report from the U.S. Naval Forces Vietnam. Headlines describe the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Half Moon hitting an enemy coastal position, U.S. Navy patrol boats destroying two enemy sampans, and a Vietnamese Navy River Assault Group (RAG) breaking up an enemy ambush.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 31 August 8 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Biography of Deputy Ambassador Eugene Murphy Locke, July 1967
Item Number: 6-20-1A71-116-UA17-95_001672   (Click For More Item Information)
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A biography of Eugene Murphy Locke, Deputy Ambassador to the Republic of Vietnam.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: July 7 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Biography of Ellsworth Bunker, July 1967
Item Number: 6-20-1A72-116-UA17-95_001673   (Click For More Item Information)
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A biography of Ellsworth Bunker, Ambassador to South Vietnam (appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson).

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: July 7 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Biographical Summary of William Childs Westmoreland, December 1966
Item Number: 6-20-1A73-116-UA17-95_001674   (Click For More Item Information)
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A biographical summary, released by U.S. Military Assistance Command in Vietnam, of General William Westmoreland (as of December 1966). Areas of his life listed include personal data, education, promotions, military assignments, citations and decorations, service medals, badges, and personal

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: December 12 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Interview with USOM Director Leland Barrows, September 13, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-1A28-116-UA17-95_001605   (Click For More Item Information)
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An article from Issue No. 198 (pp. 5-7) of the Saigon newspaper Daily Buoi Sang, in which a member of the Buoi Sang staff interviews United States Operations Mission (USOM) Director Leland Barrows. The Director is asked about the possibility of the USOM providing assistance in the widening of two

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Author(s): Daily Buoi Sang

Item Creation Date: 13 September 9 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Statement of Mr. Leland Barrows, Director, USOM to Vietnam Before the Committee on Foreign Aid, June 14, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A29-116-UA17-95_001606   (Click For More Item Information)
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Leland Barrows, Director of the United States Operations Mission (USOM) to Vietnam speaks to the National Committee for Foreign Aid to review U.S. economic and technical assistance to Vietnam. Barrows highlights aid provided during fiscal years 1954 and 1955, and makes suggestions for large-scale

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Author(s): Barrows, Leland

Item Creation Date: 14 June 6 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Speech Given by Mr. Leland Barrows, Director, USOM to Vietnam to the Vietnamese-American Association, October 9, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A2C-116-UA17-95_001607   (Click For More Item Information)
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A transcript of a speech given by Leland Barrows, Director of the USOM to Vietnam, to the Vietnamese-American Association. The Director discusses how American aid helped directly provide support for Vietnamese military, refugee resettlement, technical support, and support for economic and social

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Author(s): Barrows, Leland

Item Creation Date: 09 October 10 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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United States Assistance to Vietnam Report, August 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A2D-116-UA17-95_001608   (Click For More Item Information)
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A report from the Agency for International Development (AID) on economic and military aid provided by the U.S. to Vietnam over the past 10 years. A breakdown of assistance provided over fiscal year 1964 is included.

Author(s): Agency for International Development

Item Creation Date: August 8 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Memorandum "Report on Visit to Province of Phú Yên" from William A. Dymsza to Charles A. Mann, January 3, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-1A2E-116-UA17-95_001609   (Click For More Item Information)
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William Dymsza, Formerly Acting USOM Representative to Central Vietnam, writes to Acting Assistant Director for Operations Charles Mann after a recent visit to the Phu-Yen province of Vietnam. Dymsza reports that, while significant progress has been made in government authority and the maintenance

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Author(s): Dymsza, William A.

Item Creation Date: 03 January 1 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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