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  Diem Ngo Dinh - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Diem, Ngo Dinh (1901-1963), president of South Vietnam (1955-1963), born in Quang Binh.
On November 1, 1963, the Diem regime was overthrown in a military coup.
Diem and his brother and political adviser, Ngo Dinh Nhu, were executed.
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 Talk:Ngo Dinh Diem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ngo Dinh Diem is a person I revere very much, although I was born after(?) the war but through reference documents I feel that he is a person who should be respected.
Other times I changed "the United States" to "U.S. strategists," because during Ngo's regime the population of the U.S.A. was deeply divided among those either for or against the various actions taken by the U.S. government in Vietnam (and it would therefore be improper to ascribe such intentions to the entire nation).
This is due to the fact that the daughter of Diem's brother is called Ngo Dinh Le Thuy.
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 Ngo Dinh Diem - Demopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Diem forged a relationship with the United States for support, while retaining policies toward the Buddhist majority which were criticized as hostile and biased in favor of the minority Roman Catholic population (of which Diem was a member).
The U.S hoped that Diem could be the charismatic equivalent of Ho Chi Minh, but Diem showed to be unsuited to role the U.S. had written for him, the opinions of these strategists began to change in the 1960s.
U.S. planners complained, claiming to be annoyed that Diem had not implemented land reforms to compete with the highly popular Communist program, and further claimed that the nepotism and corruption in his government was hurting the Southern cause.
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Diem had served as a provincial official in the 1930s, but resigned in protest over disagreeable orders from his French superiors (thus establishing some credibility as a nationalist).
After surviving an attempted coup de etat in 1961, Diem diverted his best forces away from the fight against the communists that had by then resumed and stationed these forces near Saigon in hopes that they might come to his aid the next time that his rule was challenged.
Diem and his brother were hunted down and murdered (this had not been part of the US plan - it had been hoped that Diem would agree to leave the country).
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 Ngo Dinh Diem, the first democratically elected President of the Republic of South Vietnam
Statement of Ngo Dinh Diem on June 18, 1954 at Paris, France.
The death of President Diem was a political embarasement for President Kennedy.
President Ngo Dinh Diem with the Ngo Dinh family at Phu Cam, Hue.
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 Ngo Dinh Diem -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It should be noted that apparently, the ancestors of Diem asserted its seperateness from other families with the surname of Ngô by preserving a similar middle name, Đình.
After the Assassination of Ngo Dinh Diem, the U.S. was able to consolidate its control over the government of South Vietnam, facilitating the election of corrupt officials who supported their policies.
Among the many who know of the political situations surrounding his death, Ngo Dinh Diem's assassination is considered the decisive political moment during which the Vietnam War was lost.
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 Ngo Dinh Diem
Ngo Dinh Diem was born in Vietnam in 1901.
The North Vietnamese government reminded Diem that a General Election for the whole of the country was due in July, 1956.
With the Ngo family out of the way, President Kennedy felt that he had the option to bring the war to a close on his own terms or to continue pressure with covert activities such as had been under way for many years.
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 AllRefer.com - Ngo Dinh Diem (Southeast Asia History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Ngo Dinh Diem[nO din dyem] Pronunciation Key, 1901–63, president of South Vietnam (1955–63).
A member of an influential Roman Catholic family, he was a civil servant before World War II and was connected with the nationalists during the war.
With strong backing from the United States, Diem initially made some progress, but his favoritism toward his family and toward Roman Catholics over Buddhists caused substantial criticism by the early 1960s.
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 Vietnam - The Fall of Ngo Dinh Diem
His brother and chief adviser, Ngo Dinh Nhu, was identified by regime opponents as the source of many of the government's repressive measures.
Outraged by the Diem regime's repressive policies, the Kennedy administration indicated to South Vietnamese military leaders that Washington would be willing to support a new military government.
Diem and Nhu were assassinated in a military coup in early November, and General Duong Van Minh took over the government.
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 The Pentagon Papers, Vol. 2, Chapter 4, "The Overthrow of Ngo Dinh Diem, May-November, 1963"
Diem and Nhu were particularly incensed by its praise of Cambodian neutralism and criticism of their regime.
Diem, animated, no doubt, by religious as well as humanitarian sympathy, and with an eye to recruiting political support from his coreligionists, accorded these Catholic refugees preferential treatment in land redistribution, relief and assistance, commercial and export-import licenses, government employment, and other GVN largess.
Diem asserted that conciliation had been his policy all along and that it was "irreversible." He further said, in direct contradiction of a previous remark by Mme.
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 ngodinhdiemsept63   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ngo Dinh Diem was the first president of the Republic of Vietnam, more commonly referred to as South Vietnam.
In addition, Ngo Dinh Nhu was a brutal commissioner, dominating the police officers and military units at his discretion.
In September of 1963, he advised Ngo Dinh Diem to cease taking council from his brother, and appoint a different Commissioner of Police.
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 JFK and the Diem Coup
Diem had originally come to power by legal means, appointed prime minister of the government that had existed in 1954, and he had then consolidated power through a series of military coups, quasi-coups, a government reorganization, a referendum on his leadership, and finally a couple of staged presidential elections.
Diem's brother Ngo Dinh Nhu sat in the presidential palace as private counselor, manipulator, emissary, and puppetmaster of the Saigon government.
President Diem's response to the Buddhist crisis, once he passed beyond denying that anything was happening, was to promise political and religious reforms, and negotiations for a modus vivendi with the Buddhists were carried out in Saigon.
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 Diem, Ngo Dinh on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When, 25 years ago, Ngo Dinh Diem was assassinated, his supporters blamed the United States.
Ambassadorial roles and foreign policy: Elbridge Durbrow, Frederick Nolting, and the U.S. commitment to Diem's Vietnam, 1957-61.
Doan thi Diem's 'Story of the Van Cat Goddess' as a story of emancipation.
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 Ngo Dinh Diem
Ngo Dinh Diem was born into an aristocratic, Roman Catholic family with close ties to the Emperor.
One chronicler dubbed Ngo "the last Confucian," who believed that Vietnam needed the benevolent, authoritarian rule of enlightened elites.
With American support, Ngo cancelled the elections, knowing full well that Ho Chi Minh would have easily won the presidency.
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 Ngo Dinh Diem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ngo Dinh Diem returns from exile in the US to head the South Vietnamese government.
South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem, backed by the US, successfully blocks the unifying elections that had been set by the 1954 Geneva Accords, which the US refused to sign (see 1954).
The policies of South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem create concern in Washington when Diem’s government intensifies its repression of the Buddhists and clamps down on the press.
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 Diem, Ngo Dinh. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1955 he controlled a referendum that abolished the monarchy and emerged as South Vietnam’s ruler.
Opposition grew as Diem’s authoritarianism increased and as South Vietnam’s position in the Vietnam War deteriorated.
With the apparent connivance of the U.S. government, a group of dissident generals staged a coup in 1963, and Diem was murdered during the takeover.
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 The Year of the Hare -- Reviews
The North Vietnamese feared him as the one South Vietnamese leader capable of claiming the Confucian 'mandate of heaven.' Moreover, Diem's chief drawback from the perspective of the American mission in Saigon was his aversion to excessive dependence on American advisers.
While the coup against him was being plotted, Diem was negotiating a political compromise with Ho, who was just as troubled by his dependence on Chinese support in the North as Diem was by the growing American presence in the South.
Diem's downfall, contends Winters, was the beginning of the end for the United States in Vietnam, since a staunch nationalist like Diem would surely have rejected subsequent Americanization of the war effort.
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 Episode 2, 1963-1965 CIA Judgments on President Johnson's Decision To "Go Big" in Vietnam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dissatisfaction with the governing style of Ngo Dinh Diem and his family went back a long way and prompted constant but fruitless cajoling and nagging from a succession of US ambassadors and CIA station chiefs.
On 23 May, seven weeks after his confrontation with Diem, Ambassador Nolting signed off on a Washington draft of a contingency plan for the US role in the event of a change of government in Vietnam, then took off for a holiday in the Aegean Sea on his way back to Washington on home leave.
Ngo Dinh Nhu were considered by most US officials to be prime sources of Diem's obstinacy and of the Diem regime's most repressive measures.
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 The Assassination of Ngo Dinh Diem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The brutal murder of the president of South Vietnam, Ngo Dinh Diem, and his powerful brother and adviser, Ngo Dinh Nhu, on November 2, 1963, was a major turning point in the war in Vietnam.
Up until the deaths of the Ngo brothers, the United States had been "advising" the government of South Vietnam in its war against the Viet Cong and their benefactors, the government of North Vietnam.
After his election to the Senate over the incumbent senator, Henry Cabot Lodge (who would later serve as American ambassador to South Vietnam during the Diem years), Kennedy was a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
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 Vietnam War: The Documents - 21   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In this 1961 letter, Kennedy expressed his strong support for Diem, and his "embattled country" facing an insurrection "supported and directed from outside by the authorities at Hanoi." He further promised that "We shall promptly increase our assistance to your defense effort" — something JFK in fact did.
This letter is in ironic contrast to later documents which show the frustration of American officials with what they saw as the repressive policies of Diem.
There is, for example, a telegram from Secretary of State Dean Rusk to Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge in Saigon, instructing him on how to deal with the South Vietnamese government, and another telegram from Rusk to Lodge lamenting Diem policies.
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 Diem, Ngo Dinh - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Diem, Ngo Dinh - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research
DIEM, NGO DINH [Diem, Ngo Dinh], 1901-63, president of South Vietnam (1955-63).
Our archive contains millions of documents from thousands of sources and goes back over 23 years.
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 The Vietnam Center - The Rise and Fall of Ngo Dinh Diem - Conference Agenda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Vietnam Center - The Rise and Fall of Ngo Dinh Diem - Conference Agenda
Session 4: "Late President Ngo Dinh Diem of Vietnam as Seen by  Members of the Family and by Some of His Friends."   Dr.
"Diem, Laos and the Coup of November 2nd, 1962." Dr.
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 Modern History Sourcebook: President Eisenhower to Ngo Dinh Diem, President of the Council of Ministers of Vietnam, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Modern History Sourcebook: President Eisenhower to Ngo Dinh Diem, President of the Council of Ministers of Vietnam, October 23, 1954
Letter to Ngo Dinh Diem, October 23, 1954
Letter from President Eisenhower to Ngo Dinh Diem, President of the Council of Ministers of Vietnam, October 23, 1954
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 Ngo Dinh Diem
Opposition grew as Diem's authoritarianism increased and as South Vietnam's position in the
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 President Ngo Dinh Diem speech on June 18, 1954 at Paris
President Ngo Dinh Diem speech on June 18, 1954 at Paris
Together we will win the only desirable kind of peace, a peace of free and proud men.
(President Ngo Dinh Diem on Democracy, (Addresses relative to the Constitution) Press Office, Saigon - February 1958.)
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