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U.S. Encouraged by Vietnam Vote
Officials Cite 83% Turnout Despite Vietcong Terror


by Peter Grose, Special to the New York Times

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3– United States officials were surprised and heartened today at the size of turnout in South Vietnam’s presidential election despite a Vietcong terrorist campaign to disrupt the voting.

According to reports from Saigon, 83 per cent of the 5.85 million registered voters cast their ballots yesterday. Many of them risked reprisals threatened by the Vietcong.

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  1. uncanny man.

    Did you look at the really long thread below and the ensuing debates? Some of them really come up with moronic answers.

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