Interview with Hoang Duc Nha [2], 1981

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Hoang Duc Nha was an American-educated Minister of Information for South Vietnam—and cousin and Special Adviser to President Thieu—until 1974. He lived for three years in the United States in the early 1960’s before returning to Vietnam at his mother’s request in 1965. He describes finding a dramatically changed country, with a changed government and a large American presence. He offers his impressions of different American leaders, including Presidents Johnson and Nixon. He also recounts many stories surrounding the negotiation of the Paris Peace Accord.