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Foreign Relations, 1961-1963, Volume III, Vietnam, January-August 1963
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List of Persons

Anthis, Brigadier General Roland H., USAF, Commander U.S. Second Air Division; Chief, U.S. Air Force Advisory Group, Vietnam

Bagley, Lieutenant Commander Worth H., USN, Naval Aide to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Ball, George W., Under Secretary of State

Barnett, Robert W., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Economic Affairs from February 3,1963

Bell, David E., Administrator of the Agency for International Development and member of the Counterinsurgency Group

Bowles, Chester A., President's Special Representative; Adviser on African, Asian, and Latin American Affairs; and Ambassador at Large until July 19, 1963; thereafter Ambassador to India

Brent, Joseph L., Director, Operations Mission in Vietnam

Browne, Malcolm, Associated Press correspondent

Bui Van Lueng, Vietnamese Minister of the Interior

Bundy, McGeorge, President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs

Bundy, William P. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs

Buu Hoi, Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States

Carroll, Lieutenant General Joseph F., USAF, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency

Carter, Lieutenant General Marshall S., USA, Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

Clifton, Major General Chester V., USA, President's Military Aide

Colby, William, Director of the Far East Division, Operations Directorate, Central Intelligence Agency

Conlon, Thomas F., Office of Southeast Asian Affairs, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs Department of State, after September 1, 1963, and member of the Vietnam Working Group

Cooper, Chester L., Assistant for Policy Support to the Deputy Director for Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency, until November 1963; thereafter Assistant Deputy Director for Policy Support

Couve de Murville, Maurice, French Foreign Minister

De Gaulle, Charles, President of France

Denney, George C., Deputy Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State, from April 28,1963

Diem, see Ngo Dinh Diem

Dingeman, Major James W., USA, Executive Secretary of the Special Group for Counterinsurgency

Dinh, see Ton That Dinh

Don, see Tran Van Don

Dungan, Ralph A., President's Special Assistant

Duong Van ("Big'') Minh, Major General (after November 4, 1963, Lieutenant General), ARVN, Military Adviser to President Diem until November 1, 1963; thereafter Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Revolutionary Council; President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Vietnam after November 4,1963

Dutton, Frederick G., Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Affairs

Felt, Admiral Harry D., USN, Commander in Chief, Pacific

Forrestal, Michael V., member, National Security Council Staff

Gilpatric, Roswell L., Deputy Secretary of Defense and member of the Special Group for Counterinsurgency

Halberstam, David, New York Times correspondent in Vietnam

Harkins, General Paul D., USA, Commander, U S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam

Harriman, W. Averell, Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs until April 3, 1963; thereafter Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and Chairman of the Special Group for Counterinsurgency

Heavner, Theodore J., Deputy Director of the Vietnam Working Group, Department of State, until August 4, 1963

Heinz, Rear Admiral Luther C., USN, Regional Director for the Far East, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs

Helble, John J., Consul in Hue

Hieu, see Ngo Trong Hieu

Higgins, Marguerite, New York Herald Tribune correspondent

Hilsman, Roger, Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research until April 25, 1963; thereafter Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs

Ho Chi Minh, President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam; also Chairman and General Secretary of Dang Lao Dong, Workers' Party of Vietnam

Hoang Van Lac, Colonel, ARVN, Permanent Commissioner, Interministerial Committee for Strategic Hamlets; Special Commissioner for Strategic Hamlet Program

Hughes, Thomas L., Deputy Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research until April 28, 1963; thereafter Director

Huynh Van Cao, Brigadier General, ARVN, IV Corps Commander

Janow, Seymour J., Assistant Administrator for the Far East, Agency for International Development

Johnson, U. Alexis, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

Jorden, William, Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

Kalischer, Peter, CBS News correspondent

Kattenburg, Paul M., Deputy Director of the Office of Southeast Asian Affairs, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State, and Chairman of the Vietnam Interdepartmental Working Group from August 4, 1963

Kaysen, Carl, President's Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs

Kennedy, John E, President of the United States until November 22,1963

Kennedy, Robert F., Attorney General

Kent, Colonel J. R., USA, Assistant Director, Far East Region, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs

Khanh, see Nguyen Khanh

Khiem, see Tran Thien Khiem

Khiet, see Tien Khiet

Kim, see Le Van Kim

Koren, Henry L. T., Director of the Office of Southeast Asian Affairs, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs. Department of State

Krulak, Major General Victor H., USMC, Special Assistant for Counterinsurgency and Special Activities, Joint Staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Ky, see Nguyen Cao Ky

La, see Nguyen Van La

Lac, see Hoang Van Lac

Lansdale, Major General Edward G., USAF, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense

Le Quang Tung, Colonel, ARVN, Special Forces Commander until November 1, 1963

Le Van Kim, Brigadier General (after November 1, 1963, Major General), ARVN, Secretary General and Foreign Affairs member, Executive Committee of the Military Revolutionary Council, after November 1, 1963

Lodge, Heriry Cabot, Jr., Ambassador to South Vietnam from August 26, 1963

Luong, see Bui Van Luong

Mai Huu Xuan, Brigadier General (after November 1, 1963, Major General), ARVN, Commander, Quang training camp; member, Executive Committee of the Military Revolutionary Council, after November 1, 1963; Chief of National Police

Manfull, Melvin L., Counselor for Political Affairs at the Embassy in Vietnam

Manning, Robert J., Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs

Mansfield, Mike, Democratic Senator from Montana; Majority Leader and member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Mau, see Vu Van Mau

McCone, John A., Director of Central Intelligence

McGarr, Lieutenant General Lionel C7 USA, Chief of the Military Assistance Advisory Group, Vietnam

McNamara, Robert S., Secretary of Defense

Mecklin, John, Counselor for Public Affairs at the Embassy in Vietnam

Minh, see Duong Van Minh

Montgomery, James M., Office of Southeast Asian Affairs, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State, and member of the Vietnam Working Group

Murrow, Edward R., Director, United States Information Agency

Ngo Dinh Can, brother of President Diem

Ngo Dinh Diem, President of the Republic of Vietnam until November 1, 1963

Ngo Dinh Luyen, brother of President Diem; Vietnamese Ambassador to the United Kingdom until November 2,1963

Ngo Dinh Nhu, brother of President Diem; Presidential Counselor and Head of the Interministerial Committee for Strategic Hamlets until November 1,1963

Ngo Dinh Nhu, Madame (Tran Le Xuan), wife of Ngo Dinh Nhu and member of the Vietnamese National Assembly; official hostess for President Diem

Ngo Dinh Thuc, brother of President Diem; Archbishop of Hue

Ngo Trong Hieu, Vietnamese Minister of Civic Action until November 1, 1963

Nguyen Cao Ky, Lieutenant Colonel, Vietnamese Air Force, Transport Squadron Commander; Air Force Commander from December 17, 1963

Nguyen Dinh Thuan, Vietnamese Secretary of State at the Presidency and Assistant Secretary of State for National Defense

Nguyen Khanh, Major General, ARVN, Commander of II Corps until November 29, 1963; thereafter Commander of IV Corps

Nguyen Ngoc Tho, Vietnamese Vice President until November 4, 1963; thereafter Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and National Economy of the Provisional Government

Nguyen Van La, Major General, ARVN, Civil Guard Commander

Nguyen Van Thien, Colonel (Brigadier General after November 1, 1963), ARVN, Commanding Officer of the 5th Infantry Division

Nhu, see Ngo Dinh Nhu

Nhu, Madame, see Ngo Dinh Nhu, Madame

Nitze, Paul H., Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs

Nolting, Frederick E., Jr., Ambassador to Vietnam until August 15, 1963

Pell, Clalborne H., Democratic Senator from Rhode Island

Pham Van Dong, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam

Phan Huy Quat, former Vietnamese Defense Minister under Bao Dai and leader of Dai Viet Party

Phillips, Rufus C., Assistant Director for Rural Affairs, Operations Mission in Vietnam

Quang Duc, bonze who committed suicide on June 11, 1963

Rice, Edward E., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs

Rostow, Walt W., Counselor of the Department of State and Chairman of the Policy Planning Council

Rusk, Dean, Secretary of State

Salinger, Pierre, President's Press Secretary

Schlesinger, Arthur, Jr., President's Special Assistant

Sheehan, Neil, United Press International correspondent in Vietnam

Sihanouk, Prince Norodom, Cambodian Chief of State

Smith, Benjamin A., former Senator from Massachusetts

Smith, Bromley, Executive Secretary of the National Security Council

Souvanna Phouma, Laotian Prime Minister

Stoneman, Walter G., Director of the Office of Vietnam Affairs, Bureau for the Far East/Vietnam, Agency for International Development

Sullivan, William H., U.N. Adviser, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State, until April 28, 1963; thereafter Assistant to the Under Secretary of State

Sully, Francois, Newsweek correspondent

Sylvester, Arthur, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs

Tam Chau, bonze, member of Buddhist delegation from Hue; became Chairman of the Intersect Committee for the Defense of Buddhism

Taylor, General Maxwell D., USA, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Thien Minh, bonze, leader of the Buddhist delegation from Hue

Tho, see Nguyen Ngoc Tho

Thompson, Brigadier Robert G. K., head of the British Advisory Mission in Vietnam

Thuan, see Nguyen Dinh Thuan

Thuc, see Ngo Dinh Thuc

Tien Khiet, chief bonze in Hue

Ton That Dinh, Major General, ARVN, Military Governor of Saigon, August 21-November 1, 1963; thereafter Commander of III Corps, Second Deputy Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Military Revolutionary Council, and Minister of Public Security of the Provisional Government

Tran Kim Tuyen, head of the Service des Etudes Politiques et Sociales

Tran Le Quang, Vietnamese Minister of Rural Affairs until November 4, 1963; thereafter Minister of Rural Affairs of the Provisional Government

Tran Le Xuan, see Ngo Dinh Nhu, Madame

Tran Thien Khiem, General, ARVN, Chief of Staff after November 1, 1963; Military Affairs member, Executive Committee of the Military Revolutionary Council

Tran Tu Oai, Brigadier General, ARVN, Director of Psychological Warfare, Vietnamese Ministry of Defense; Chief of Public Information; Minister of Information in the Provisional Government after November 4, 1963

Tran Van Chuong, Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States until August 22, 1963

Tran Van Don, Major General, ARVN, Commander of III Corps until July 1963; thereafter Commander of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam; Acting Chief of the Joint General Staff after August 1963; First Deputy Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Military Revolutionary Council after November 1, 1963; Minister of National Defense after November 4, 1963

Tri Quang, bonze, Buddhist opposition leader

Trueheart, William C., Minister-Counselor and Deputy Chief of Mission in Vietnam

Tung, see Le Quang Tung Tuyen, see Tran Kim Tuyen

Unna, Warren, Washington Post correspondent

Vo Van Hai, Director of President Diem's Personal Cabinet until November l, 1963

Vu Van Mau, Vietnamese Foreign Minister until August 22, 1963; Ambassador to the United Kingdom after December 24, 1963

Weede, Major General Richard G., USMC, Chief of Staff, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam

Wheeler, General Earle General USA, Chief of Staff

Wood, Chalmers B., Director of the Vietnam Working Group, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State, until August 4, 1963


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