November 2, 1972

11:10 PM Nov. 2, 1972 Thursday Malacañan Palace Manila Met Col. Irwin of Apollo 15 of August 1971. He brought his picture on the moon with the moon buggy and the flag of the Philippines. Met the Congressional leaders for lunch --Senate President Puyat, Speaker Villareal, Pres. Pro Temp Jose Roy, Majority Floor Leader Tolentino,..

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August 19, 1970

MALACAÑAN PALACE Manila August 19, 1970 Wednesday 11:00 PM Imelda went alone to Quezon Province on Quezon's birthday celebration and as usual was mobbed by the people in the five towns she visited with Sen. Pres. Pro Tempore Jose Roy. Speculations will continue snowballing about her running for President after me. Assured the German financiers..

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January 26, 1970

PAGE 51 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang January 26, 1970 Monday 11:05 PM Opening session of Congress. State of the Nation Address and Riots by the demonstrators in front of Congress. Two students reported killed. Phil. Gen. Hospital Dir. Pascual reports 45 demonstrators and 5 policemen treated. Cars in Congress destroyed like..

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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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Friday, January 9, 1970

PAGE 20 Malacañang Manila [Marginal note: Laurel and Puyat and even Villareal say: “There is only one elector we have to campaign for and win – and he is in Malacañang.”] Friday January 9, 1970 Breakfast with Speaker Laurel, Speaker Pro Temp Jose Aldeguer and Maj. Floor Leader Marcelino Veloso. Told him of the drift..

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February 15, 1950

Had conference with Jacinto, Milleres and Foster Knight at custom House. Jacinto had appeared before Budget Committees of House of Representatives this morning, and had told them that the Commissioner of Customs should be ex officio Collector of the port of Manila. He did not mention my alternative plan, i.e., complete separation of Commissioner and..

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