Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This file contains Department of State telegrams regarding South Vietnam and Buddhists. Topics include religious persecution by the government, attacks on pagodas by police and troops, and the decree of martial law. 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, "The Buddhists in South Vietnam."