April 17, 1972

…Frank Starr implicates Col. Lino Aragon Angara, nephew of the late Pres. Quezon, in a plot to assassinate me on July 17, 1972. The sworn statement of Starr which is hereto attached is apparently credible and has the marks of authenticity. What is disturbing is the supposed statement of Angara “Marcos will be killed xxx..

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February 23, 1970 Monday

PAGE 93 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang     February 23, 1970 Monday     1:10 AM   The Lopezes are more and more vicious through their columnists. Ernesto Granada happily refers to me as snake-like. He probably knows he is suspected as a communist by me. And so does I.P. Soliongco...

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February 14, 1970, Saturday

    PAGE 82 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang February 14, 1970 Saturday 11:00 PM Adevoso’s group has postponed its meeting set Wednesday. They must smell something. But de Leon says the barracks in this secret training place in Northern Samar is so camouflaged that it cannot be seen from the air...

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January 23, 1970

PAGE 47 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang Palace January 23, 1970 12:00 PM I have just talked to Joe Maristela who is our informer in the Adevoso group planning a coup d’etat. He feels the plan, though fantastic, is serious. Their next meeting is at his house in Antipolo next Wednesday. And..

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January 22, 1970

PAGE 45 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang Palace January 22, 1970 I have been able to settle the Senate Presidency at 3:30 PM. Puyat remains and Roy becomes Executive Vice President of the Nacionalista Party as well as President Pro Tempore. Tolentino remains as majority floor leader. We have organized the panel..

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January 19, 1970

PAGE 39 Malacañang Manila Veterans Memorial Hospital January 19, 1970 Imelda is strong enough to play host to her crowd nightly. We have just eaten Chinese lugao and lumpia brought in by Joe and Betty Campos. I liked most the bajo or powdered beef tapa and the seeweed for the lumpia. It is now 11:00..

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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 13, 1970

PAGE 27 Malacañang Manila January 13, 1970 Awarded the Rizal Pro Patria to Don Vicente Madrigal. Saw Iñing Lopez in the Meralco Hospital. Had lunch with him. Had sashimi and tempura as well as mizuno and Japanese melon. He is disgustingly healthy. Worked the whole afternoon on counter-insurgency, the emergency plan and the Barrio Home..

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