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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964–1968, Volume II, Vietnam, January–June 1965


Persons

  • Acheson, Dean, Secretary of State from 1949 until 1953
  • Aka, Moise, Ivory Coast Representative to the United Nations General Assembly
  • Alphand, Herve, French Ambassador to the United States until October 1965
  • Arends, Leslie C., Republican Representative from Illinois, Republican Whip
  • Arkas-Duntov, Urah, intermediary in U.S. contacts with Mao Van Bo
  • Ayub Khan, Field Marshal Muhammad, President of Pakistan
  • Ball, George W., Under Secretary of State
  • Bell, David E., Administrator of the Agency for International Development
  • Black, Eugene R., Special Adviser to the President for Southeast Asia after April 9, 1965
  • Boggs, Hale, Democratic Representative from Louisiana
  • Bohlen, Charles E., Ambassador to France
  • Bowles, Chester A., Ambassador to India
  • Bowman, Colonel Richard C., Member of the National Security Council Staff
  • Brezhnev, Leonid I., First Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party
  • Brown, Harold, Director, Defense Research and Engineering, Department of Defense, until October 1, 1965; thereafter Secretary of the Air Force
  • Bruce, David K. E., Ambassador to the United Kingdom
  • Buffum, William B., Director, Office of United Nations Political Affairs, Department of State, until September 11, 1965; thereafter Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs
  • Bui Diem, Vietnamese Chief of Staff in the Quat government until June 1965; Special Assistant for Planning and Foreign Aid in the Thieu-Ky government from June 1965
  • Bunce, W. Kenneth, Assistant Director (Far East), United States Information Agency
  • Bunche, Ralph J., United Nations Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs
  • Bundy, McGeorge, President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs
  • Bundy, William P., Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs
  • Burchinal, Lieutenant General David A., USAF, Director, Joint Staff, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Busby, Horace, Special Assistant to the President until October 1, 1965
  • Byroade, Henry A., Ambassador to Burma
  • Califano, Joseph A., Special Assistant to the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary of Defense until July 1965; thereafter Special Assistant to the President
  • Cang, see Chung Tan Cang
  • Cao, see Huynh Van Cao
  • Cao Van Vien, General, ARVN, Commander of III Corps; Chief of the Vietnamese Joint General Staff from September 1965
  • Carroll, Lieutenant General Joseph F., USAF, Director, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Carter, Lieutenant General Marshall S., Deputy Director of Central Intelligence until April 28, 1965; thereafter Director of the National Security Agency
  • Carver, George A., Jr., Member of Vietnamese Affairs Staff, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Cater, S. Douglass, Special Assistant to the President
  • Chiang Kai-Shek, Generalissimo, President of the Republic of China
  • Chancellor, John, Assistant Director of the United States Information Agency after August 27, 1965
  • Ch'en Yi, Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China
  • Chieu, see Pham Xuan Chieu
  • Chou En-lai, Premier of the People's Republic of China
  • Chung Tan Cang, Admiral, Vietnamese Navy Commander and Member of the Armed Forces Council until April 1965
  • Cleveland, J. Harlan, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs until September 8, 1965; thereafter Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Clifford, Clark, unoffical adviser to President Johnson
  • Cline, Ray, Deputy Director for Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Co, see Nguyen Huu Co
  • Colbert, Evelyn S., Chief, Southeast Asia Division, Office of Research and Analysis for Far East, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • Colby, William E., Chief, Far East Division, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Cooper, Chester L., Member of the National Security Council Staff
  • Corcoran, Thomas J., Director, Vietnam Working Group, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State, until July 1965; thereafter First Secretary of the Embassy in Vietnam
  • Cousins, Norman, President and Editor, Saturday Review
  • Couve de Murville, Maurice, French Foreign Minister
  • Cutler, Lloyd N., Washington lawyer
  • De Gaulle, Charles, President of France
  • De Silva, Peer, Chief of the Central Intelligence Agency Station in Saigon; thereafter Special Assistant for Vietnamese Affairs, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Dean, David, Mainland China Affairs Officer and then Deputy Director, Office of Asian Communist Affairs, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • Dean, Sir Patrick, British Ambassador to the United States after April 13, 1965
  • Denney, George C., Jr., Deputy Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • DePuy, Major General William E., Assistant Chief of Staff, J-3 (Operations), U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam; thereafter Special Assistant for Vietnamese Affairs, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Devillers, Philippe, French historian and journalist
  • Diem, see Ngo Dinh Diem
  • Dillon, Douglas C., Secretary of the Treasury until April 1, 1965
  • Dirkson, Everett M., Republican Senator from Illinois; Senate Minority Leader
  • Do, see Tran Van Do
  • Dong, see Pham Van Dong
  • Dobrynin, Anatoliy F., Soviet Ambassador to the United States
  • Duong Van Minh (“Big Minh”), General, ARVN, former Vietnamese Chief of State
  • Ehrlich, Thomas, Special Assistant to Under Secretary of State Ball
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D., President of the United States from 1953 until 1961
  • Erhard, Ludwig, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Fanfani, Amintore, Italian Foreign Minister after March 5, 1965; President, Twentieth Regular Session, United Nations General Assembly
  • Fedorenko, Nikolai, Soviet Representative to the United Nations
  • Firyubin, Nikolai, Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister
  • Flott, Frederick W., First Secretary at the Embassy in Vietnam
  • Ford, Gerald R., Republican Representative from Michigan; House Minority Leader
  • Forster, Oliver G., First Secretary of the British Embassy in the United States
  • Fortas, Abe, unofficial adviser to President Johnson; Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court after October 4, 1965
  • Fowler, Henry H., Under Secretary of the Treasury until April 1, 1965; thereafter Secretary of the Treasury
  • Fulbright, J. William., Democratic Senator from Arkansas; Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • Galbraith, John Kenneth, Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • Gard, Richard A., Consul at Hong Kong
  • Garroway, Dave, television and radio personality and commentator
  • Gaud, William S., Deputy Administrator, Agency for International Development
  • Giap, see Vo Nguyen Giap
  • Givan, Walker, Officer in Charge, Italian Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Goldberg, Arthur J., Representative to the United Nations after July 28, 1965
  • Gomulka, Wladyslaw, First Secretary of the Polish Communist Party
  • Goodell, Charles E., Republican Representative from New York
  • Goodpaster, Lieutenant General Andrew J., USA, Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Green, Marshall, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs until June 1965; Ambassador to Indonesia after July 26, 1965
  • Greene, General Wallace M., Jr., USMC, Commandant of the Marine Corps
  • Greenfield, James L., Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs
  • Gromyko, Andrei A., Soviet Foreign Minister
  • Gronouski, John A., Ambassador to Poland after December 7, 1965
  • Gullion, Edmund S., unofficial U.S. envoy (“X”) in the XYZ negotiations with Mai Van Bo
  • Hammarskjold, Dag, former Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Hand, Lloyd, Chief of Protocol, Department of State, after January 21, 1965
  • Hannah, Norman B., Political Adviser to the Commander in Chief, Pacific
  • Harlech, see Ormsby Gore, Sir David
  • Harriman, W. Averell, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs until March 1965; thereafter Ambassador at Large
  • Helms, Richard N., Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency, until April 28, 1965; thereafter Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
  • Herfurt, Jack A., Counselor for Administration at the Embassy in Vietnam
  • Hertz, Gustav C., Public Administration Adviser, Agency for International Development Mission in Vietnam; captured by the Viet Cong in 1964
  • Hickenlooper, Bourke B., Republican Senator from Iowa
  • Ho Chi Minh, President of the Democratic Republic of Vietam
  • Ho Giac, Buddhist leader
  • Hughes, Thomas L., Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • Humphrey, Hubert H., Vice President of the United States after January 20, 1965
  • Huong, see Tran Van Huong
  • Huynh Van Cao, General, ARVN, Secretary to the Armed Forces Council
  • Huynh Van Ton, Colonel, ARVN, participant in anti-Khanh coup attempt, February 19–20, 1965
  • Javits, Jacob K., Republican Senator from New York
  • Johnson, General Harold, USA, Chief of Staff, United States Army
  • Johnson, Lyndon B., President of the United States
  • Johnson, Robert H., Member of the Policy Planning Council, Department of State
  • Johnson, U. Alexis, Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam until September 1965; Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs after November 1, 1965
  • Jorgensen, Gordon L., Chief of Central Intelligence Agency Station in Saigon after Peer De Silva
  • Katzenbach, Nicolas deB., Attorney General of the United States
  • Kent, Sherman, Director, Office of National Estimates, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Khang, see Le Nguyen Khang
  • Khanh, see Nguyen Khanh
  • Khiem, see Tran Thien Khiem
  • Killen, James S., Director, Agency for International Development Mission in Vietnam; Senior Evaluation Officer, Office of Administration, Agency for International Development, after October 10, 1965
  • Klaus, Josef, Chancellor of Austria
  • Kohler, Foy D., Ambassador to the Soviet Union
  • Kosygin, Alexei N, Soviet Premier
  • Kraft, Joseph, j ournalist and syndicated columnist
  • Kuchel, Thomas H., Republican Senator from California
  • Ky, see Nguyen Cao Ky
  • Laird, Melvin R., Republican Representative from Wisconsin
  • Lam Van Phat, General, ARVN, leader in the anti-Khanh coup attempt of February 19–20, 1965
  • Lansdale, Edward G., Special Assistant to Ambassador Lodge after August 16, 1965
  • Lapin, Sergei G., Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister
  • Le Nguyen Khang, General, Vietnamese Marine Corps Commander
  • Le Van Hoach, Member of the Quat Cabinet from mid-February 1965
  • Leddy, John M., Representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development until June 15, 1965; thereafter Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs
  • Lippmann, Walter S., journalist and author
  • Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., Ambassador to Vietnam after August 25, 1965
  • Long, Russell B., Democratic Senator from Louisiana; Senate Majority Whip
  • Lucet, Charles E., Director of Political Affairs, French Foreign Ministry; French Ambassador to the United States after December 15, 1965
  • Macapagal, Disodado, President of the Philippines
  • MacArthur, Douglas II, Ambassador to Belgium until February 11, 1965; Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations after March 14, 1965
  • MacDonald, Malcolm, Leader of British Delegation and Co-Chairman, International Conference on Laos, 1961–1962
  • Mai Van Bo (code named “Rupert”), Commercial Representative in Paris of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • Manac'h, Etienne, Director of Asian Affairs, French Foreign Ministry
  • Manfull, Melvin L., Counselor for Political Affairs at the Embassy in Vietnam
  • Mann, Thomas C., Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs until March 17, 1965; thereafter Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • Mansfield, Mike, Democratic Senator from Montana; Senate Majority Leader
  • Marks, Leonard H., Director of the United States Information Agency after September 1, 1965
  • Martin, Graham A., Ambassador to Thailand
  • McBride, Robert H., Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy in France
  • McCloskey, Robert J., Director, Office of News, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State
  • McCone, John A., Director of Central Intelligence until April 28, 1965
  • McConnell, General John P., USAF, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force after February 1, 1965
  • McCormack, John W., Democratic Representative from Massachusetts; Speaker of the House
  • McDonald, Admiral David L., USN, Chief of Naval Operations
  • McLendon, Gordon, Chairman, McLendon Corporation in Texas
  • McNamara, Robert S., Secretary of Defense
  • McNaughton, John T., Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • Meeker, Leonard C., Legal Adviser, Department of State, after May 18, 1965
  • Meloy, Francis E., Jr., Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy in Italy
  • Menzies, Sir Robert Gordon, Prime Minister of Australia
  • Michalowski, Jerzy, Director-General, Polish Foreign Ministry
  • Minh (“Big Minh”), see Duong Van Minh
  • Minh (“Little Minh”), see Tran Van Minh
  • Morse, Wayne, Democratic Senator from Oregon
  • Moyers, Bill D., Special Assistant to the President; Press Secretary to the President after July 8, 1965
  • Narasimhan, C.V., United Nations Under Secretary for General Assembly Affairs and Chef de Cabinet of the United Nations
  • Nasser, Gamal Abdel, President of the United Arab Republic
  • Nehru, Jawaharlal, former Indian Prime Minister
  • Ngo Dinh Diem, former Vietnamese President
  • Nguyen Cao Ky, Air Vice Marshal, VNAF, Air Force Commander and Member of the Armed Forces Council; Vietnamese Premier after June 19, 1965
  • Nguyen Chanh Thi, General, ARVN, Vietnamese Commander of I Corps; Member of the National Leadership Committee
  • Nguyen Duc Thang, General, ARVN, Assistant Chief of Staff, J-3 (Operations); Minister of Rural Construction after October 1965
  • Nguyen Duy Trinh, Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • Nguyen Huu Co, General, ARVN, Commander of II Corps; Chief of the Vietnamese Joint General Staff from May until September 1965; Defense Minister after June 19, 1965; Defense Minister and Vice-Premier after October 1, 1965
  • Nguyen Khanh, General, ARVN, Chairman of the Armed Forces Council until February 21, 1965; thereafter Ambassador at Large
  • Nguyen Van Thieu, General, ARVN, Member of the Armed Forces Council; Member of Quat Cabinet after February 16, 1965; Chairman of the National Leadership Committee and Chief of State from mid-June 1965
  • Nguyen Xuan Oanh, Vietnamese Deputy Premier until January 27, 1965; Acting Premier from January 28 to mid-February 1965
  • Nitze, Paul H., Secretary of the Navy
  • Nkrumah, Kwame, President of Ghana
  • Norodom Sihanouk, Prince, Cambodian Head of State
  • Oanh, see Nguyen Xuan Oanh
  • O'Brien, Lawrence F., Special Assistant to the President
  • Ormsby Gore, David (Lord Harlech), British Ambassador to the United States until April 1965
  • Paul VI, Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Peter, Janos, Hungarian Foreign Minister
  • Pham Ngoc Thao, Colonel, participant in coup attempts against Khanh in February 1965 and Quat in May 1965
  • Pham Van Dong, Premier of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • Pham Van Dong, General, ARVN, Commander of the Capital Military District and Member of the Armed Forces Council in early 1965
  • Pham Xuan Chieu, General, ARVN, Member and Chairman of the National Legislative Council; Member of the National Leadership Committee
  • Phan Huy Quat, Vietnamese Premier from February 16 until June 11, 1965
  • Phan Khac Suu, Vietnamese Chief of State until June 11, 1965
  • Phap Tri, Buddhist leader
  • Plimpton, Francis T.P., Deputy Representative to the United Nations
  • Porter, William J., Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam after September 13, 1965
  • Procter, Carolyn J., Personal Assistant to the Secretary of State
  • Quaison-Sackey, Alex, Ghanaian Representative to the United Nations; President, Nineteenth Session, United Nations General Assembly
  • Quang Lien, Buddhist leader
  • Quat, see Phan Huy Quat
  • Raborn, William F., Jr., Director of Central Intelligence after April 28, 1965
  • Radhakrishnan, Sir Sarvepalli, President of India
  • Radvanyi, Janos, Charge d'Affaires at the Hungarian Legation in Washington
  • Ramani, Radhakrishna, Malaysian Representative to the United Nations Security Council
  • Rapacki, Adam, Polish Foreign Minister
  • Read, Benjamin H., Special Assistant to the Secretary of State and Executive Secretary of the Department
  • Reedy, George, Press Secretary to the President until July 8, 1965
  • Resor, Stanley R., Under Secretary of the Army from April 5 until July 5, 1965; thereafter Secretary of the Army
  • Reston, James B., Associate Editor, New York Times
  • Ribeiro, Miguel A., Ghanaian Ambassador to the United States
  • Rifa'i, Abdul Monem, Jordanian Representative to the United Nations Security Council
  • Rogers, Colonel Jack A., USA, Executive Officer, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • Rolz-Bennett, Jose, United Nations Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs
  • Rosenthal, James D., Political Officer at the Embassy in Vietnam
  • Rostow, Walt, Counselor and Chairman of the Policy Planning Council, Department of State
  • Rowan, Carl, Director of the United States Information Agency until July 10, 1965
  • Rowen, Henry S., Assistant Director, Bureau of the Budget
  • Rupert, see Mai Van Bo
  • Rusk, Dean, Secretary of State
  • Rusk, Howard, physician, founder of the American Southeast Asia Foundation
  • Salinger, Pierre, Press Secretary to President Kennedy
  • Schwartz, Abba P., Administrator, Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs, Department of State
  • Scott-Murga, Guillermo, Bolivian Representative to the United Nations Security Council
  • Seaborn, J. Blair, Canadian Delegate to the International Control Commission
  • Sevareid, Eric, author and correspondent, Columbia Broadcasting System
  • Sharp, Admiral Ulysses S. Grant, USN, Commander in Chief, Pacific
  • Shastri, Lal Bahadur, Indian Prime Minister
  • Sisco, Joseph J., Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs after September 10, 1965
  • Smathers, George A., Democratic Senator from Florida
  • Smith, Bromley, Executive Secretary of the National Security Council
  • Sparkman, John J., Democratic Senator from Alabama
  • Splitt, Orville S., Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs
  • Springsteen, George S., Jr., Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of State
  • Stanton, Frank, President, Columbia Broadcasting System
  • Stevenson, Adlai E., Representative to the United Nations until July 14, 1965
  • Stewart, Michael, British Foreign Secretary after January 22, 1965
  • Stewart, Michael N.F., Minister of the British Embassy in Washington
  • Stoneman, Walter G., Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Far East, Agency for International Development
  • Sturm, Paul, unofficial U.S. envoy (“Y”) in the XYZ negotiations with Mai Van Bo
  • Sullivan, William H., Ambassador to Laos
  • Suu, see Phan Khac Suu
  • Sylvester, Arthur, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs
  • Talbot, Phillips, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs until September 1, 1965; Ambassador to Greece after October 11, 1965
  • Tam Chau, Buddhist leader and head of Vien Hoa Dao, the Institute for the Propagation of the Faith (Buddhist Institute)
  • Taylor, General Maxwell D., USA, Ret., Ambassador to Vietnam until July 30, 1965; President's Special Consultant after September 17, 1965
  • Thang, see Nguyen Duc Thang
  • Thant, U, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Thi, see Nguyen Chanh Thi
  • Thien Khiet, Buddhist leader
  • Thien Minh, Buddhist leader
  • Thieu, see Nguyen Van Thieu
  • Thompson, Llewellyn E., Jr., Ambassador at Large
  • Thomsen, Samuel B., Principal Officer at the Consulate in Hue
  • Thomson, James C., Jr., Member of the National Security Council Staff
  • Tito, Marshal, President of Yugoslavia
  • Ton, see Huynh Van Ton
  • Tran Thien Khiem, General, ARVN, Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States
  • Tran Van Do, Vietnamese Foreign Minister
  • Tran Van Don, General, former Vietnamese Defense Minister
  • Tran Van Huong, Vietnamese Premier until January 27, 1965
  • Tran Van Minh (“Little Minh”), General, ARVN, Chief of the Joint General Staff until May 1965; Acting Commander in Chief of Vietnamese Armed Forces after February 21, 1965
  • Tran Van Tuyen, Deputy Premier in the Quat government
  • Trevelyan, Sir Humphrey, British Ambassador to the Soviet Union
  • Trinh, see Nguyen Duy Trinh
  • Tri Quang, Buddhist political leader and Secretary General of the High Council of the United Buddhist Association
  • Tuyen, see Tran Van Tuyen
  • Tyler, William R., Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs until May 18, 1965; Ambassador to the Netherlands after June 23, 1965
  • Ufford, Leopold Quarles van, Netherlands Representative to the United Nations Security Council
  • Unger, Leonard, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs and Chairman of the Vietnam Coordinating Committee
  • Valenti, Jack, Special Assistant to the President until May 15, 1965
  • Vance, Cyrus R., Deputy Secretary of Defense
  • Vaughn, Jack Hood, Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Afairs after March 22, 1965
  • Velazquez, Carlos Maria, Uruguayan Representative to the United Nations Security Council
  • Vien, see Cao Van Vien
  • Vo Nguyen Giap, General, PAVN, Minister of National Defense, Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • Watson, W. Marvin, Special Assistant to the President after February 1, 1965
  • Westmoreland, General William C., USA, Commander, United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
  • Wheeler, General Earle G., USA, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Whiting, Allen S., Director, Office of Research and Analysis for Far East, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • Wiggins, James Russell, Editor and Executive Vice President, Washington Post
  • Williams, G. Mennen, Assisistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
  • Wilson, Donald M., Deputy Director of the United States Information Agency
  • Wilson, Harold, British Prime Minister
  • Winiewicz, Josef, Polish Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • X, see Gullion, Edmund
  • Y, see Sturm, Paul
  • Yost, Charles W., Deputy Representative to the United Nations
  • Zorthian, Barry, Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs at the Embassy in Vietnam; Minister-Counselor for Information at the Embassy after September 1965
  • Zuckert, Eugene M., Secretary of the Air Force until September 30, 1965