Texas Tech University
Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Showing Results: 1 - 22 of 22

Filter Results

Additional filters:


Search Suggestions

(To see groups of related search terms, go to Record Type above and click on Thesaurus)


Search the Thesaurus
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)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 24]

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

...Read more

Author(s): Mitchell, Edward J.

Item Creation Date: June 6 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 08 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Physical Accomplishments, March 31, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A64-116-UA17-95_001659   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[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,

...Read more

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

Added: 08 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
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)
 Document

[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

...Read more

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 16 February 2 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 08 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Letter regarding U.S. aid to Vietnam, circa 1958
Item Number: 6-20-1A66-116-UA17-95_001661   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[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

...Read more

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 08 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
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)
 Document

[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

...Read more

Author(s): Thai, Vu Van

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 11 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
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)
 Document

[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

...Read more

Author(s): Reston, James

Item Creation Date: 06 January 1 1950

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 11 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
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)
 Document

[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.

...Read more

Author(s): Wicker, Tom

Item Creation Date: 10 September 9 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 11 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
3 Clevelanders Plea for Aid to Mme. Vinh: Cleveland Plain Dealer article, undated
Item Number: 6-20-1A76-116-UA17-95_001677   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Don Robertson, columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, writes about Mme. Hoang Ba Vinh, a woman whose husband, once a member of Vietnamese parliament, was thrown in jail for "investigation" and mistreated. Three people from the Cleveland area are trying to help her: an orthopedic

...Read more

Author(s): Robertson, Don

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Help for Vietnam: Evening Star article, May 20, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A77-116-UA17-95_001678   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

In an article from Evening Star, the author suggests that Southeast Asia may potentially fall to Communism unless Congress moves quickly to provide $125 million in additional aid to South Vietnam, as requested by President Johnson.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 20 May 5 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Senators Urge Viet Ultimatum: Newspaper Article, September 13, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A78-116-UA17-95_001679   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

In an article from a Michigan newspaper, Idaho Democratic Representative Frank Church, along with 21 other senators, call for an end to military and economic aid to South Vietnam unless it abandons its "policies of repression". This occurred the week after President Kennedy stated

...Read more

Item Creation Date: 13 September 9 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Aid Bill Amendment Authorizes President to Withhold Vietnam Funds: New York Times article, October 16, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A79-116-UA17-95_001680   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

In an October 1963 New York Times article, events occurring related to a bill amendment which seeks to cut economic and military U.S. aid to South Vietnam are reported from Washington, D.C. Columnist Seth King reports from Saigon on the current economic state of South Vietnam, and how the passing

...Read more

Author(s): King, Seth S.

Item Creation Date: 16 October 10 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Aid to be Denied Vietnam Forces Not on War Duty: New York Times article, October 22, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A7A-116-UA17-95_001681   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

David Halberstam, Vietnam specialist for the New York Times, reports on the decision of the U.S. government to deny pay to Vietnamese Special Forces troops used for political and security missions. Only those serving in combat against Communist guerrillas who have notified American advisers would

...Read more

Author(s): Halberstam, David

Item Creation Date: 22 October 10 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
U.S. Aid to Viet-Nam is Tale of Heartbreak: Washington Post article, September 17, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A7B-116-UA17-95_001682   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Edwin Lahey writes on the U.S. aid to Vietnam program, writing critically about economic and military assistance, and its effect on the Vietnamese. Lahey does acknowledge that some positive changes, such as the increase in vocational training and educational training facilities, have taken place

...Read more

Author(s): Lahey, Edwin A.

Item Creation Date: 17 September 9 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Viet Nam Aid Cutoff Is Backed in Senate: Cleveland Plain Dealer article, October 16, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A7C-116-UA17-95_001683   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

A change in the resolution previously proposed by Idaho Democratic Representative Frank Church to withhold U.S. aid to South Vietnam until it ceases its "oppressive policies" was adopted by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The amendment states that "[f]oreign aid should be

...Read more

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 16 October 10 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Viet-Nam Aid Cut Carries Risk: Associated Press article, October 24, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A7D-116-UA17-95_001684   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Richard Starnes of the Associated Press writes on the effect cutting U.S. aid to Ngo Dinh Nhu's special forces may have, and how it might adversely affect U.S. relations with South Vietnam.

Author(s): Starnes, Richard

Item Creation Date: 24 October 10 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
South Viet Nam to Get Larger U.S. Aid Force: Washington Star article, August 16, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A7E-116-UA17-95_001685   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Richard Critchfield, Asian Correspondent for the Washington Star, writes on the increase in U.S. assistance to South Vietnam. In addition to the 600 civilian administrators currently providing aid in South Vietnam, 180-200 additional administrators would be arriving to assist. Critchfield

...Read more

Author(s): Critchfield, Richard

Item Creation Date: 16 August 8 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Saigon Gets Aid of More Nations: New York Times article, August 14, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A7F-116-UA17-95_001686   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Peter Grose from the New York Times reports on offers of additional aid to South Vietnam from countries including Japan and the Philippines. Other non-U.S. countries have also made commitments to assist South Vietnam. The countries and the materials and personnel offered are listed in the article.

Author(s): Grose, Peter

Item Creation Date: 14 August 8 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
U.S. to Add $50 Million to Yearly Aid for Saigon: New York Times article, March 30, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A80-116-UA17-95_001687   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara says that the United States would pay nearly $1 million per week to help support a program which would allow South Vietnam to add 50,000 men to its armed forces. McNamara also indicated that the U.S. troops in Vietnam that were training the South Vietnamese

...Read more

Item Creation Date: 30 March 3 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Frustration in Saigon: New York Times article, March 10, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A81-116-UA17-95_001688   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Seymour Topping, Saigon correspondent for the New York Times, reports on the arrival of Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, and the widespread feelings of pessimism amongst U.S. officials in Vietnam on the prospect of defeating the Viet Cong. However, McNamara made positive statements in his

...Read more

Author(s): Topping, Seymour

Item Creation Date: 10 March 3 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Vietnam Dilemma: New York Times article, September 1, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A82-116-UA17-95_001689   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

A writer for the New York Times reports on the U.S. aid program in Vietnam, and how charges have been made regarding that allocation of economic assistance has been tainted with inefficiency and corruption. The article also discusses a recent attack by Special Forces troops on Buddhist pagodas,

...Read more

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 01 September 9 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Aid Opposition Grows: New York Times article, November 3, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A83-116-UA17-95_001690   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

In this November 1963 New York Times article, Democratic and Republican leaders are showing their opposition in the increasing U.S. aid program. The combined leaders authorized a $385 million reduction to the $4.2 billion in aid endorsed earlier by the Foreign Relations Commission.

Author(s): Belair Jr., Felix

Item Creation Date: 03 November 11 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection
Senate Move Grows to Bar Viet Nam Aid: Evening Star article, September 6, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A84-116-UA17-95_001691   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

An article by the Associated Press reports on Senator Frank Church's statement that he may offer a resolution to stop U.S. aid to South Vietnam unless reforms are made by the Ngo Dinh Diem government. Church cites the attack by Special Forces troops on Buddhist monks, referring to South Vietnam as

...Read more

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 06 September 9 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
View all documents in this Folder : Box : Collection