Interview with Nguyen Khanh, 1981

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Nguyen Khanh is the former Chief of State and Prime Minister of South Vietnam. In this interview, Nguyen Khanh recalls the events of November 1960 when he helped save Ngo Dinh Diem. He explains that there had been an attack on Independence Palace and Nguyen Khanh had believed it was a coup. He also talks about the operations that took place against the north in 1964, and his feelings about bringing American combat troops into Vietnam.