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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May 2, 1945 Wednesday

On deck this morning. Chief Justice Yulo reiterated his previous statement that he is for immediate independence; that readjustment with the help of America can be done even under independence; that America's treatment of us is the result of race prejudice. Zulueta entertained us by reciting Spanish poetry. He said he found a new philosophy...

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December 20, 1944

For seven days now we are without radio, and consequently, without news. The press is ashamed to circulate outside the capital, out of respect for the guerrillas of the air raid siren sounds—at most for ten hours. Its week-long silence means that the bombing of Manila must have been uninterrupted. We learned from the people..

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August 20, 1942

There is much animated activity in the air. For the last three months, that is, since the fall of Corregidor, hardly have we seen a plane. These days, however, they are all over like hawks looking for prey. We do not know why. Neither do we know what is happening outside this little world of..

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May 27, 1941

Briefly, the situation in the Philippines, a US territory with a Commonwealth Gov't. led by Pres. Quezon, whose legislature passed CA #1, Defense Act, is progressing well towards the 1946 Independence.  Defense law framed by Advisors MacArthur & Eisenhower anchors on Phil. Army (PA) with sea  going sv (OSP) and air (PAAC) as mere branches..

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March 25, 1900

Tagbilaran, Island of Bohol, Philippine Islands, Sunday Morning, March 25, 1900, The Hospital. I have been here, in the hospital I mean, sick with a fever six days now, and am beginning to feel really better this morning though weak. I seem to have had a pretty sharp attack of Dengue fever with a great..

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