National Geographic : 1950 Oct
508 + Bao Dai, Viet Nam's Chief of State, Accepts Mr. Truman's Signed Gift The White House recognizes Bao Dai, who hunts tigers, just as the Kremlin acknowledges Ho Chi Minh, who hunts men. Former emperor of Annam, Bao Dai spent years of exile in France. State Department's Kenneth P. Landon makes the presentation. + Cholon Market's Bread Is French; Its Saleswomen Are Chinese Keen traders, Indochina's 500,000 Chinese dominate many businesses. Thousands live in Cholon, Saigon's Chinese neighbor, where they have seen the terrors of civil war. These palm-leaf hats serve equally as sunshades or umbrellas.