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Foreign Relations, 1961-1963, Volume IV, Vietnam, August-December 1963
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List of Persons

Alphand, Herve, French Ambassador to the United States

Alsop, Joseph, syndicated columnist

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

Blake, Lieutenant General Gordon A., USAF, Director of the National Security Agency

Bohlen, Charles E., Ambassador to France

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

Buffum, William B., Deputy Director of the Office of United Nations Political and Social Affairs, Department of State, until November 10,1963; thereafter Director

Bui Diem, Dai Viet oppositionist

Bui Van Luong, 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 E, USAF, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency

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

Church, Frank, Democratic Senator from Idaho; member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cleveland, Harlan, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs

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

Diem, see Ngo Dinh Diem

Dillon, C. Douglas, Secretary of the Treasury

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

Dinh, see Ton That Dinh

Do Mau, Colonel (after November 1963, Brigadier General), ARVN, Military Security Service Chief; also political member of the Executive Committee of the Military Revolutionary Council

Do yang Ly, Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States after September 30, 1963.

Don, see Tran Van Don

D'Orlandi Giovanni, Italian Ambassador to the Republic of Vietnam

Dungan, Ralph A., President's Special Assistant

Duong Ngoc Lam, Colonel, ARVN, Director, Civil Guard/Self Defense Corps

Duong Van Hieu, Assistant Director for Special Police of the Republic of Vietnam until November 1, 1963

Dueng 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

Fraleigh, Albert S., Deputy Assistant Director for Rural Affairs, Operations Mission in Vietnam

Fulbright, J. William, Democratic Senator from Arkansas and Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

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

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

Helble, John J., Consul in Hue

Helms, Richard, Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency

Hieu, see Ngo Trong Hieu

Higgins, Marguerite, New York Herald Tribune correspondent

Hilsman, Roger, Jr., 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

Imhof, Johannes, Office of Western European Affairs, Department of State

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

Johnson, Lyndon B., Vice President until November 22, 1963; thereafter President

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

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

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 F., President of the United States until November 22, 1963

Kennedy, Robert E, 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

Khnong, see Nguyen Khuong

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

Lalouette, Roger, French Ambassador to the Republic of Vietnam

Lansdale, Maj. Gen. Edward G., USAF, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense

Lausche, Frank, Democratic Senator from Ohio and Chairman of the Far Eastern Subcommittee, Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Le Quang Trieu, Special Forces Commander after November 1, 1963

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

Le Van Nghiem, Brigadier General, ARVN, Commander, I Corps

Lippmann, Walter, columnist

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

Luong, see Bui Van Luong

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

Maneli, Mieczyslaw, Polish member of the International Control Commission

Manning, Robert 1., 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

McNamara, Robert S., Secretary of Defense

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

Mendenhall, Joseph A., United Nations Adviser, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State, from June 23, 1963

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

Morse, Wayne, Democratic Senator from Oregon and member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

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

Nes, David G., Deputy Chief of Mission in Saigon from December 1963

Nghiem, see Le Van Nghiem

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; Ambassador of the Republic of Vietnam 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 Khuong, Colonel, ARVN, coup leader

Nguyen Luong, Vietnamese Minister of Finance

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 Thieu, Colonel (Brigadier General after November 1, 1963), ARVN, Commanding Of 9cer of the 5th Infantry Division

Nhu, see Ngo Dinh Nhu

Nhu, Madame, see Ngo Dinh Nhu, Madame

Nolting, Frederick E., Jr., Ambassador to Vietnam until August 15.1963

Pham Dang Lam, Secretary General of the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry until November 4, 1963; thereafter Foreign Minister in the Provisional Government

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

Reston, James, syndicated columnist

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

Richardson, John H., Chief of Central Intelligence Agency Station in Saigon until October 5, 1963

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

Rusk, Dean, Secretary of State

Salinger, Pierre E. G., 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, Bromley, Executive Secretary of the National Security Council

Souvanna Phouma, Laotian Prime Minister

Stevenson, Adlai Representative at the United Nations

Stilwell, Major General Richard G., USA, Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, from April 1963

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

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., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

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

Timmes, Major General Charles 1., Chief of the Military Assistance Advisory Group, Vietnam

Tinh 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

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

Wheeler, General Earle G., USA, Chief of Staff

Xuan, see Mai Huu Xuan

Zablocki, Clement J., Democratic Representative from Wisconsin and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee

 


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