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  • Bunker, Ellsworth, 43, 50, 120, 143, 176, 237, 304, 321, 337
    • Bombing of DRV, 97, 137, 145, 165, 170, 248, 258
    • Communist insurgency, 14, 53, 82, 107, 245, 228, 235, 245, 302
    • Government of RVN:
      • Coup threat, 138
      • Factionalism within, 124
      • 1967 developments, 11
      • 1968 prospects, 25
      • Personnel changes, 138, 189, 235, 245
      • Thieu-Ky relationship, 25, 117, 138, 189
      • Thieu's leadership, 124
      • U.S. dissatisfaction with GVN performance, 138
      • U.S. covert support for, 343, 344
    • Honolulu Conference, 287
    • Johnson's March 31 speech, 170
    • Khe Sanh campaign, 28
    • Military program in Vietnam, 11, 77, 97, 124, 189, 249
    • Negotiation issue, 8, 97, 139
    • NLF offer to disband in return for government participation (Antwerp contact), 277
    • NLF recruitment, 124
    • Paris peace talks:
      • Bombing cessation leading to military de-escalation, 228, 235
      • Bombing cessation to promote breakthrough at talks, Soviet appeal for, 264, 265
      • DRV objectives, U.S. speculation on, 189
      • Informal meetings, initiation of, 264
      • Instructions for U.S. representatives, 189
      • Political settlement in the South issue, 292
      • RVN apprehensions re, 186, 189, 207, 235
      • RVN participation, 194, 207
      • Thieu's assessment of, 245
      • U.S. delegation for, 232
    • Peace talks site determination, 216
    • Press coverage of Vietnam, 11
    • Republic of Vietnam (RVN):
      • Coalition government, 14
      • DRV, private contacts with, 325
      • Economic situation, 76, 94
      • Labor unrest, 14
      • Lien Minh political front, 274, 298, 325
      • Martial law, 45
      • National political organization to compete with Communists, 117, 124
      • Pacification program, 82, 94, 117, 124, 189
      • Project Recovery following Tet offensive, 45, 62, 82, 94, 124
      • Self-defense program, 235
      • Tet offensive response, U.S. proposals for, 45, 53, 62
      • Tet offensive's psychological impact, 82
      • Thieu's State of the Union address, 53
      • Thieu's weekly radio speeches, 235
    • Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces (RVNAF/ARVN):
    • Tet offensive, 53, 62, 76, 82, 88, 94, 107, 189
    • Troop augmentation by U.S., 68, 90, 117
    • U.S. personnel reductions in Vietnam, 46
    • Weekly reports, 11, 14, 25, 53, 62, 76, 82, 94, 107, 124, 170, 207, 218, 235, 245, 298