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Volume III
  

Volume III

Foreign Relations, 1961-1963
Vietnam, January-August 1963

Editors:
Edward C. Keefer
Louis J. Smith

General Editor: John P. Glennon

United States Government Printing Office
Washington
1991
Department of State Publication 9856

Office of the Historian
Bureau of Public Affairs
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Preface
Sources
Abbreviations
Persons

Vietnam, January-August 1963

Document Numbers

Document Dates

 

I. Reassessment, January 1-March 14:
Hilsman-Forrestal Report, Wheeler Mission, Mansfield Report, Comprehensive Plan, Thompson Report

1 through 18

1/2/63-1/25/63

19 through 30

1/25/63-2/5/63

 

31 through 59

2/6/63-3/14/63

II. Increasing Tensions Between the United States and South Vietnam,
March 15-May 8:
Reaction to the Mansfield Report, the "Press Problem," the Number and Role of U.S. Advisers in Vietnam, Differences Over the Joint Counterinsurgency Fund

60 through 74

3/15/63-4/1/63

 

75 through 95

4/2/63-4/18/63

 

96 through 111

4/18/63-5/8/63

III. Beginning of the Buddhist Crisis, May 9-June 16:
Incident in Hue, the Five Buddhist Demands, Use of Tear Gas in Hue, Self-Immolation of Quang Duc, Negotiations in Saigon To Resolve the Crisis, Agreement on the Five Demands

112 through 132

5/9/63-5/23/63

133 through 155

5/23/63-6/6/63

 

156 through 179

6/7/63-6/16/63

 

IV. The Deepening Crisis, June 17-August 20:
Repudiation of the June 16 Agreement, U.S. Efforts To Promote Conciliation, Press Coverage and International Opinion, July 18 Address by Diem, Renewed Denunciation of the Buddhists by the Nhus

180 through 202

6/19/63-7/3/63

203 through 225

7/4/63-7/17/63

 

226 through 241

7/17/63-7/28/63

 

242 through 260

7/30/63-8/20/63

V. Raids on the Pagodas and a Possible Coup, August 21-28:
Martial Law, Lodge's Arrival, Responsibility for the Crackdown on the Buddhists, the Cable of August 24, NSC Subcommittee Meetings on Vietnam, New Assessments From the Field, U.S. Support of the Coup

261 through 285

8/21/63-8/25/63

286 through 309

8/25/63-8/28/63

 

  
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