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MALCOLM W. BROWNE:
Saigon AP Bureau Handbook


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IV. MONEY

The monetary unit is the piastre (or dong) pegged at 73 to the U.S. dollar. Further information at the bureau. The PX and U.S. field messes insist on dollar payments, although the PX accepts personal dollar checks.


Courtesy Malcolm W. Browne.

Photo: Horst Faas, Mal Browne and Peter Arnett in the Saigon AP office. Photo credit: Peter Arnett collection Reporter's Notebook
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