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MSU Archives Detail Close Relationship with South Vietnam in 1950's

MSU Vietnam Project Archives
During his visit to Saigon, MSU President John Hannah shakes the hand of South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem

Years before the escalation, Michigan State University became very close with the South Vietnamese government. An archive at MSU containing 80,000 documents -- including papers, film and pictures contains the information. 

WKAR’s Reginald Hardwick talked with Cynthia Ghering, director of the MSU archives and professor Dr. Charles Keith, a modern Vietnam historian.

Dr. Keith started off by talking about MSU professor Dr. Wesley Fishel, a close friend and consultant to South Vietnamese President Diem in 1950’s.

Click here for a link to the archives.

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