Why does Hanoi rock? "Party Secretary for the South" Mai Chi Tho explains: "Youth in Saigon are considered too easily influenced, while youth in the North are stable and safe. When Southern youth are trained in socialism they will be influenced less. While rock music is seen in the South as an American instrument to subvert the Vietnamese and records and tapes have been confiscated, in the North there are dozens of coffee shops with loud rock music." This may have changed, however, as this information comes... More >>>