November 10, 1970

  12:30 P.M. Nov. 10, 1970 Malacañan Palace Manila Election Day.  Voted in Batac. Left Baguio by Fokker at 9:40 A.M. Left Laoag 12:40 P.M. I am being blackmailed by a Dovie Boehms who has called a press conference at 6:00 P.M. and said she was my mistress. A damned lie! Sometime ago she threatened..

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August 29, 1970

1. MALACAÑAN PALACE Manila August 29, 1970 Saturday 7:00 PM The Daily Mirror (most of the wise coffee-shop habitues call it the Daily Error) headlines that Sen. Lagumbay is being punished by me for refusing to sponsor tax measures – which is completely false as the truth is this is a Senate matter triggered by..

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August 20, 1970

MALACAÑAN PALACE Manila August 20, 1970 Thursday 11:40 PM Have just arrived from the wedding of Kits Tatad at Greenhills Church and reception at Intercontinental. Well attended by newspaper people including those who do not wish us well. Received the letter of Nonong signed Manuel L. Quezon Jr., expressing happiness over “my gentlemanly letter” that..

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August 19, 1970

MALACAÑAN PALACE Manila August 19, 1970 Wednesday 11:00 PM Imelda went alone to Quezon Province on Quezon's birthday celebration and as usual was mobbed by the people in the five towns she visited with Sen. Pres. Pro Tempore Jose Roy. Speculations will continue snowballing about her running for President after me. Assured the German financiers..

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August 16, 1970

MALACAÑAN PALACE Manila August 16, 1970 Sunday 12:05 AM Posed for Florante Caedo, the young sculptor, from 10:00-12:00, for a bust from the life mask he made of me last Friday night. Imelda will be next. I will pose for him again Tuesday night. Imelda visited Nini this afternoon with Dr. Estefania Aldaba Lim to..

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May 16, 1970

MALACAÑAN PALACE  Manila May 16, 1970 The Mansion, Baguio 10:50 PM, Sunday May 17th I write this only tonight as the trip by boat last night was rough and I went to sleep at 11:00 PM. We started from Pier 15 at 8:15 and arrived at the San Fernando pier at 9:45 AM today. Outside..

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March 9, 1970

  Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang Mar 9, 1970 I still feel that my greatest contribution to the country will still be saving it from communism. It would be easy to adopt palliatives and delay the confrontation with this deadly peril. But this would be the easy way out. After my term..

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February 28, 1970 Saturday

      PAGE 98 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang     February 28, 1970 Saturday     10:55 PM   Am working on a Primer on Communism. Everyone is talking of confrontations with student power. Actually the whole crisis has been utilized by communism to create a revolutionary situation. Ernesto Granada,..

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February 27, 1970

PAGE 97 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang     February 27, 1970 Friday     10:30 PM   The Manila Police early this morning (two hours after the rioting) raided the Philippine College of Commerce with a search warrant from Judge Jarencio and arrested 38 persons including students, professors and paid vandals..

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