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November 16, 1972 Thursday

(Office of the President of the Philippines)

11:45 PM

Nov. 16, 1972

The Rightist Revolution riding on the Leftist Revolution and the Opportunist cliques including the Socialist Party, the Moderates and the Christian Socialist Party and the Clerico Fascist was the subject of my dictation the whole morning and noon up to about 4:00 PM when I took lunch, napped then played 7 holes of golf.

Then met Sec. Ponce Enrile, Sec. Abad Santos, State Prosecutor Nocum, Gens. Espino, Ramos, Ver, Paz, Nanadiego on the creation of the National Intelligence Security Administration for the final security problems; as well as the CAD for the disposition of detainees and other decrees.

Lighthearted banter on the tensions before the proclamation of martial law.

Met Amb. Benedicto and his friends from Europe.

I attach a nice speech of Doroy on Martial Law and the Media.