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    MADAME NGO DINH NHU -- SISTER-IN-LAW TO PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM OF SOUTH VIETNAM -- ARRIVED IN NEW YORK LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) TO BEGIN A THREE-WEEKS TOUR OF THE UNITED STATES.

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    MADAME NGO DINH NHU -- SISTER-IN-LAW TO PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM OF SOUTH VIETNAM -- ARRIVED IN NEW YORK LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) TO BEGIN A THREE-WEEKS TOUR OF THE UNITED STATES. ACCOMPANIED BY HER TEEN-AGE DAUGHTER, LE THUY, SHE IS BOOKED FOR AT LEAST 29 PUBLIC APPEARANCES DURING HER STAY.

    HER COUNTRY'S NEW AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES HAS MADE IT CLEAR THAT MADAME NHU WILL NOT SPEAK OFFICIALLY FOR HIS GOVERNMENT. EXPLAINING HER TRIP, MADAME NHU TOLD REPORTERS SHE HAD COME TO AMERICA TO "TRY AND UNDERSTAND WHY WE CAN'T GET ALONG BETTER."
    SHE ALSO ANNOUNCED HER INTENTION OF MEETING HER FATHER, THE FORMER AMBASSADOR IN WASHINGTON, TRAN VAN CHUONG, WHO RESIGNED IN PROTEST AT HIS GOVERNMENT'S RECENT ACTIONS AGAINST THE BUDDHISTS. HE HIMSELF HAS DESCRIBED HIS DAUGHTERS "MAD FOR POWER."
    (IN NEW YORK TODAY, THE UNITED NATIONS WAS DUE TO RESUME A DEBATE ON SENDING A FACT-FINDING MISSION TO SOUTH VIETNAM, WHERE THE PREDOMINANTLY CATHOLIC ADMINISTRATION HAS BEEN IN SHARP CONFLICT WITH THE COUNTRY'S BUDDHIST MAJORITY. THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE DELEGATE YESTERDAY INVITED THE MISSION A FEW HOURS BEFORE THE U.N. WAS TO DEBATE ALLEGED VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN SOUTH VIETNAM.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4FFEG98MDGFVAHJZH4Y0VGKWI
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FFEG98MDGFVAHJZH4Y0VGKWI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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