October 15, 1972

12:50 PM Oct. 15, 1972 Sunday Malacañan Palace Manila Spent the whole day from noon to midnight in the boat. Had a two hour nap after lunch and finished four books on Nehru, Nasser, Indo China and some histories. Quite a relief from the routine of the palace. And the moldy decaying air replaced by..

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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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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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August 16, 1970

MALACAÑAN PALACE Manila August 16, 1970 Sunday 12:05 AM Posed for Florante Caedo, the young sculptor, from 10:00-12:00, for a bust from the life mask he made of me last Friday night. Imelda will be next. I will pose for him again Tuesday night. Imelda visited Nini this afternoon with Dr. Estefania Aldaba Lim to..

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July 20th, 1946

Woke up around 4 in the morning, but after moving was able to pick up some more sleep until the guard knocked shortly after six. Still sultry but not so warm, yet uncomfortably sticky specially after sweeping & mopping when begins to ooze out with perspiration all over —— Matches are getting scarce had to..

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April 25th, 1946

Early today rec’d April 8th number of “Time.” While going down to breakfast heard that Stahmer had been put in solitary confinement. Seen him later at his usual seat at table, however, but by morning exercise time he was gone supposedly taken out to be sent to Germany either to testify in the Nuremberg trials or..

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