July 29, 1973

                  1:30 AM July 29, 1973 Sunday Malacañan Palace Manila Imee arrived today from London -- at 8:10 PM. Dinner an impromptu soireé and the movie, "The Day of the Jackal" for the guests while Imelda and I talked to Imee who was all stories of the..

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November 12, 1972

(1) 12:40 PM Nov. 12, 1972 Sunday Malacañan Palace Manila The actuations of the Americans before the elections generated the fear that the U.S. was so tired of war that the American people were willing to buy peace at any price -- even at the price of being a second class power, or second in..

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November 11, 1972

(1) 9:30 PM Nov. 11, 1972 Saturday Malacañan Palace Manila Just arrived from the Nayon Pilipino on the showing of Bagong Anyo '72 which was a great success although the computerized slides did not work because of the lowering of power just as they were about to be used. For the show started about 6:00..

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November 10, 1972

(1) 11:35 PM Nov. 10, 1972 Malacañan Palace Manila Organized the vertical contacts and coordination between departments in the civil government and between the civil government and the military and the private sector like the NASAC we met this morning. This will save time and labor and eliminate red tape. The religious were prepared to..

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November 9, 1972

11:50 PM Nov. 9, 1972 Thursday Malacañan Palace Manila Have just finished a dinner conference with the Constitutional Convention delegates on the amendments to the second draft. Impressed on them the need of self sacrifice and otherwise the reform movement may fail. For we should fear not only the communists but the rightists and the..

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November 1, 1972

1. 11:00 PM Nov. 1, 1972 Wednesday Malacañan Palace Manila All Saint's Day Cabinet meeting even on All Saints Day because of the urgency of the reorganization program: 1. Neda 2. Dept of Agrarian Reform 3. Dept of Information 4. Dept of Local Government and Community Development 5. Reorganization of: 1. Dept of Public Works..

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October 31, 1972

1. 11:50 PM Oct. 31, 1972 Tuesday Malacañan Palace Manila Our people will never know the gamble that I have taken when I proclaimed martial law. For I deliberately diverted the possible enemy fire to myself so as to save our people. Martial law is a limitation of freedom and, therefore, generally objectionable. There were..

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