Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This folder contains Department of State telegrams regarding South Vietnam. Topics include United States policy towards South Vietnam and the government of President Ngo Dinh Diem, Ngo Dinh Nhu, and his wife Madame Nhu (Tran Le Xuan); U.S. aid; religious persecution and demonstrations by Buddhists; and U.S. military objectives in the conflict against the Viet Cong. Of note is a draft of a letter from President John F. Kennedy to President Diem.