The Leavenworth Times Kansas 1963 October 6

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The Leavenworth Times Kansas 1963 October 6 - so to E the effort it. 1 ' of Honduras,...
so to E the effort it. 1 ' of Honduras, suspending that this witnesses up S. Vietnam CIA Chief Is Leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S intelligence chief in South Viel Nam, John H. Richardson, and some other senior American officials officials at Saigon probably will be recalled in a shakeup of personnel personnel under Ambassador Henry Cabot Cabot Lodge. Reporting this Saturday in formed sources said Richardson is being brought back to Washington "for consultation" but Lodge ha» asked for a permanent replace ment. The others who may be replacec in the diplomatic-military trouble spot were not named. It was sale that Lodge, who took over as ambassador ambassador in late August, feels tha changes are needed for a more effective performance in the prevailing prevailing circumstances. One major difficulty has been dealing with the authoritarian regime regime of President Ngo Dinh Diem, At one point 'Washington 'hoped Diem would get rid of his influential influential brother, Ngo Dinh Nhu, who is regarded as a powerful advocate advocate of tough tactics against the regime's Buddhist opponents. With Washington trying but falling falling to get Nhu out of the palace or to change his policies, It was felt here that U.S. officials in Saigon Saigon who had worked closely with Nhu are now in a position of decreased decreased influence. Also, there have been reports of conflict among U.S. Central In- ay Connally, at said a is and 11 21 after for is of the by next one Boston. in lege is telligence Agency men in South Viet Nam over whether there should be changes in the Saigon government. and| Richardson's job is said to have required him to work closely with the ;Nhu. head of the South Vietnamese Vietnamese special forces and secret police. police. Richardson is not publicly listed listed as CIA chief in Saigon. Intelll illicitigence personnel abroad normally operate under some other designation. designation. festive A was the The the the

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