Who Wanted David Truong Put Away?
Schaar, Stuart, Hovsepian, Nubar, The Nation
In 1978 David Truong, a Vietnamese man living in the United States, was convicted on several counts of espionage in a Federal court. We believe, however, that Truong's real crime was working for reconciliation between the United States and Vietnam, that he was a victim of history.
Truong came to this country as a student in 1964. The son of Truong Dinh Dzu, who made a strong bid for the presidency of South Vietnam in 1967 as a peace candidate, David Truong was active in the U.S. antiwar movement during the 1960s. After the United States withdrew from Saigon in 1975, he devoted himself to working for the normalization of relation with Vietnam through the American-Vietnamese Reconciliation Center. Aided by …
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Publication information: Article title: Who Wanted David Truong Put Away?. Contributors: Schaar, Stuart - Author, Hovsepian, Nubar - Author. Magazine title: The Nation. Volume: 240. Publication date: March 2, 1985. Page number: 240+. © 1999 The Nation Company L.P. COPYRIGHT 1985 Gale Group.
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