January 25, 1970

PAGE 50 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang January 25, 1970 Sunday 2:55 PM The President must do almost everything in the government. Nothing moves unless he pushes it. So I had to meet the student demonstrators themselves. Their speeches were getting obscene and lewd. I told them that I was sad that..

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Thursday, January 15, 1970

PAGE 31 Malacañang Manila Thursday January 15, 1970 The newspapers headlined (specially Manila Times) the resignation of Nolan from the Sugar Quota Adm. and Sugar Institute. I have asked him to stay but today I have had to designate Jose Unson the Asst. Sugar Quota Adm. to replace him. This may precipitate a break with..

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January 7, 1970

PAGE 18 Malacañang Manila January 7, 1970 Have just decided to appoint Greg Licaros as Central Bank governor. When I told Danding Romualdez and Bobby Benedicto of this, Danding suggested I appoint Deputy Gov. Briñas as Acting Governor instead. Danding seems to want to be governor. First cabinet meeting this morning. Fiscal policy committee meeting...

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July 4, 1969

p.1 JULY 4/69 DIARY      On board 777 THE PRESIDENT at 9:00 PM I am about to take dinner in the dining saloon in this 2,400-ton Presidential yacht which is a carry over from the administration of President Garcia from 1957 to 1961. It was ordered reparations at an alleged cost of five million pesos...

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