August 31, 1972 Thursday

  6:20 PM   Malacañan Palace Manila The doctors advise rest and no work for some time. Even Dr. Tamesis, my optometrist, also recommends no reading for long stretches of time. Am calling the Congress to a fourth Special Session beginning midnight tonight, inasmuch as they have not approved any of the urgent bill needed..

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August 29, 1972, Tuesday

PAGE 2275 Aug. 29th (Con’t) Malacañan Palace Manila Speaker Villareal. Mel Mathay on Baby [not readable] properties. The Constitutional Convention through Dr. [not readable] de Vega and Dulce. Approved the NBI recommended partial list of the 17th year schedule after studies by Gov. Balao and Chairman Mangaser. Asked Gov. Ramos to change Gov. Navarro with Gen...

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August 28, 1972 Monday

  11:15 PM PAGE 2272 Aug. 28, 1972 Monday   Malacañan Palace Manila   The Bulletin (alone, carried a story of the “Aug Bayan” the Communist paper’s editorial charging “an alleged plot of the U.S. – Marcos clique’ to undertake [not readable] bombings and shootouts and to disrupt public meetings of both the Nacionalista and..

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August 27, 1972 Sunday

    10:30 PM PAGE 2267-a Aug. 27, 1972 Sunday Malacañan Palace Manila I just talked to Kokoy Romualdez at Washington on the cablegram report of Ambassador Eduardo Romualdez on his talks to Marshall Green, the State Department man of the Far East on the reported Japanese plan to recognize Red China, in which conversation..

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August 25, 1972 Friday

8:45 PM 2262 Aug 25, 1972 Friday Malacañan Palace Manila The children have a party for 20 with Kimpura food at Pangarap. Imelda is with them and I am above at the State Dining Room watching the movie Eye of the Hurricane while writing my diary. (Imelda just arrived) Just finished all the paper work..

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August 24, 1972 Thursday

      12:00 PM PAGE 2261 Aug 24, 1972 Thursday   Malacañan Palace Manila   Golf up to 10:00 A M 11:00 AM. Credentials [not readable] and [not readable] ambassador Daniel Laor 11:30 – Postponed [not readable] [not readable] [not readable] Tillman Durdin of her York Times to 5:00 PM because of cabinet meeting..

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August 23, 1972 Wednesday

PAGE 2258 Aug 23rd (Con’t) Malacañan Palace Manila Then met the senators and congressmen. Next week I will release P100,000 to each congressional district. Sen. Tolentino has just called my directive to Sec. of Justice and Sol. Gen to see to it that there is no confiscation without fair compensation untimely and improper. Because of..

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August 22, 1972 Tuesday

9:00 PM PAGE 2284 Aug. 22, 1972 Tuesday Malacañan Palace Manila I have directed the Se. of Justice with the Solicitor General to analize the Supreme Court decision on Parity and ownership of public and private agricultural land. To stop speculations and possible misunderstanding I wrote the Secretary the guidelines that his recommendations be submitted..

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August 21, 1972 Monday

8:20 PM PAGE 2281 Aug. 21, 1972 Monday Malacañan Palace Manila We are waiting for Danny and Ising Madrigal so that they can wait with Tony, Beleck, Chito and Macaria. Isings brothers and sisters are trying to amicably settle their quarrel about their property. Usually in family quarrels of the nature the peace makers get hurt but since..

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