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 7-8, 1972

  (1) 1:45 AM Nov 9th Nov. 7, 1972 Nov 8, 1972 Malacañan Palace Manila Have been busy the whole day of the 7th on the amendments to the Constitution draft of the Concon. And the first two chapters of the book (sequel to Today's Revolution--) Worked until 2 AM Met no visitors on the..

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Sept. 29, 1972, Friday

(1) 12:25 PM Sept. 29, 1972 Friday Malacañan Palace Manila Sec. Vicente Abad Santos on the removal of judges: He is against the outright dismissal of civil service employees. But I have decided to amend the civil service rules so as to add two new categories of punishment without going through a final hearing in..

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Sept. 24, 1972, Sunday

  (1) 1:25 AM Sept. 25th Sept. 24, 1972 Sunday Malacañan Palace Manila Diokno, Chino Roces, Max Soliven etc. have filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus before the Supreme Court. I asked Justices Claudo Teehangkee, Antonio Barredo, Felix Macasiar and Felix Antonio to see us. They insisted that the government should submit..

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Thursday, February 5, 1970

  PAGE 68 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang Thursday February 5, 1970 10:20 PM Called Ambassador Byroade to find out if they (the Americans) are supporting me in the fight against the subversives. He said they would. Whatever they have done to encourage intransigence among the Liberals, we should neutralize them before..

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January 27, 1970

PAGE 54 Office of the President of the Philippines [Marginal note: Also met with Cong. Montano at 11:30 AM. Asked him to stop his fellow Liberals from  the crazy ideas of a coup d’etat.] Malacañang January 27, 1970 Tuesday 12:10 PM Imelda left for Leyte to attend the installation of the Bishop of Palo. Have..

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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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January 4, 1970

PAGE 9 Malacañang Manila January 4, 1970 Ex-Pres. Macapagal who is visiting in Singapore says that he is shocked by the news that there is supposed to be a secret agreement for the Sabah claim to be relinquished by the Philippines after the resumption of diplomatic relations. There is no such agreement. I used Mr...

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