The Saigon House of Representatives met on 12 October 1953, eight days after the meeting I had breakfast with Sang. During the meal, Sang told me that Le Van Vien did not believe in the bland speeches of the overwhelmingly starving members of the House of Representatives. LGBT New york city 1969 stonewall riots poster. General Vien worried that nationalists would be more enthusiastic in their pursuit of full independence, though none of them dared to sacrifice the comforts they enjoyed to risk their independence. Not to mention the immigrants from the North to the South, the so-called Northern people, being suspected by Saigon, need to be vigilant.