Diary entries on the Leyte Landing: October, 1944

[caption id="attachment_5176" align="alignleft" width="300"] Philippine President Sergio Osmeña (center) and General Douglas MacArthur (right) on board a landing craft en route to the Leyte landing beaches, October 20, 1944.At left are Lieutenant General George C. Kenney and Lieutenant General Richard K. Sutherland. At the extreme right, with his head turned toward MacArthur, is Brigadier General..

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June 6th and 7th, 1973

12:00 PM After the dinner for Admiral and Mrs. Clarey and son Christopher at the State Dining Room. June 6, 1973 Wednesday June 7, 1973 Thursday Malacañan Palace Manila Wednesday I spent on the problem of negotiations with the Malaysians on the conflict in the South which involves Sabah. The morning I dedicated to reviewing..

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October 9, 1972

  1 11:50 PM Oct. 9, 1972 Monday Malacañan Palace Manila We are still in a state of rapture from the congratulations that O have received from abroad and in the Philippines for the TV Meet the Press show of Spivak. An example of which is the wire of Sec. Romulo which I attach. Earl..

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Sept. 24, 1972, Sunday

  (1) 1:25 AM Sept. 25th Sept. 24, 1972 Sunday Malacañan Palace Manila Diokno, Chino Roces, Max Soliven etc. have filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus before the Supreme Court. I asked Justices Claudo Teehangkee, Antonio Barredo, Felix Macasiar and Felix Antonio to see us. They insisted that the government should submit..

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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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February 20, 1970 Thursday

PAGE 88 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang     February 20, 1970 Thursday     12:15 AM   I have asked Gens Yan and Ileto to advance and accelerate preparations in the event that the Maoists accelerate their schedule. Another violent demonstration like last night and according to our intelligence the next..

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Saturday, January 17, 1970

PAGE 35 Malacañang Manila Veterans Memorial Hospital Saturday January 17, 1970 Manila Times and even the Bulletin are trying to promote a fight between me and the Media. Manila Times headlined the Nolan resignation, actually editorializing in that story. Then, yesterday, the Bulletin carried the front page story of me keeping on with attacks on..

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January 4, 1970

PAGE 9 Malacañang Manila January 4, 1970 Ex-Pres. Macapagal who is visiting in Singapore says that he is shocked by the news that there is supposed to be a secret agreement for the Sabah claim to be relinquished by the Philippines after the resumption of diplomatic relations. There is no such agreement. I used Mr...

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