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Michigan State University: Technical Assistance Program, Vietnam (reel 2), 1957

 Item — Reel: 86

Scope and Contents

Michigan State University professors Dr. Edward Weidner and Dr. Ralph Smuckler discuss the country of Vietnam. Topics include appointing staff for the Vietnam Project, moving staff and their families to Saigon ("cultural shock"), transportation, Vietnamese society, issues with housing and slums, President Ngô Đình Diệm and the National Assembly, architecture, Catholicism, the building where the Michigan State University Group is housed, and meetings headed by Dr. Wesley Fishel.


  • Creation: 1957


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. There are RESTRICTED personnel files.


1 Reels (30 min.) : sound, color / black and white ; 16mm

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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US