Apr 27, 2011

Dragon Lady

Madame Nhu, Vietnam War Lightning Rod, Dies

She was in Los Angeles on Nov. 1 [1963] when news flashed that Diem and her husband had been shot to death in a coup. “The deaths were murders,” she told reporters, “either with the official or unofficial blessing of the American government.” 

(You know what they say about the accuracy of a stopped clock - she nailed that one)

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