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The Tears of Autumn Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7 Summary

Charles McCarry
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Chapter 7 Summary

Cholon is so crowded that Paul and Nicole abandon the Citroën and walk. After a series of alleys, they enter a rat-infested building and go upstairs. The Truong toc is intrigued about Paul's earlier questions to Ho, who is present, but claims to have no answers. It is stupid to talk so openly and risk one's life. Ho scoffs at the idea they will admit to killing an American president and destroying the American army with heroin. When the Truon toc stops the bickering, Paul asks why commit such a colossal act as killing JFK and then keeping it secret. Letting it appear like the act of a random lunatic strips the act of elegance and allows JFK's policies to continue. Diem and Nhu's efforts to end American influence will not fail if America learns that JFK is killed in revenge. They will be so disgusted...

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