Ngo Dinh Diem Becomes President of South Vietnam Ca. 1954

Ngo Dinh Diem Becomes President of South Vietnam Ca. 1954

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In 1954, Vietnamese emperor Bao Dai appointed pro-Catholic Ngo Dinh Diem as prime minister; Diem became president of South Vietnam the following year. The U.S. government was at first supportive of the anticommunist Diem, but Diem's repressive policies toward the Buddhist majority of South Vietnam eventually caused the United States to withdraw its support. Diem was assassinated by rebels on November 1, 1963.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1954]
Copyright Date: ©1954
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 44 sec.)) : sound
Additional Contributors: WPA Film Library
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