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Vietnam: General, August 1963: 1-20

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKNSF-198-003
    Title:
    Vietnam: General, August 1963: 1-20
    Date(s) of Materials:
    August 1963: 1-20, undated
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains Department of State telegrams regarding South Vietnam and Buddhists. Topics include religious persecution by the government; demonstrations by Buddhists and students; anti-Buddhist remarks by Madame Nhu (Tran Le Xuan), sister-in-law of President of South Vietnam Ngo Dinh Diem; and attacks on four pagodas by police and troops. Also included are telegrams discussing a potential coup to overthrow President Diem and an increase of United States troops in Vietnam. Of note is a special report by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) titled, "Buddhist Militants in Japanese Politics."
    Extent:
    169 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    01.
    Series Name:
    Countries.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files. Countries. Vietnam: General, August 1963: 1-20. JFKNSF-198-003. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    Physical Description:
    169 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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