October 2, 1972

11:30 PM Oct. 2, 1972 Monday Malacañan Palace Manila   We are now watching the development of opposition among the clergy, possibly the nuns the Free Farmers Federation and the Christian Socialist Movement. So the opening of the schools in the high school and college levels have to be postponed. For there would be an..

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Sept. 30, 1972 Saturday

(1) 11:15 PM sept. 30, 1072 Saturday Malacañan Palace Manila Tillwan Durdin of New York Times has now reported favorably on the developments in Manila contrary to his initial reports. I attach cabled report on his story and other stories. Since the New York Times is the bell weather of American newspaper sentiment, this should..

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February 11, 1970, Wednesday

PAGE 77 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang February 11, 1970 Wednesday 1:00 AM Comparative quiet. The radicals have called off their rally in Plaza Miranda and will probably hold rallies in the campuses. Met with the UP moderates headed by Gordon and Ortega. They are planning to put up their newspaper. Commander..

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February 9, 1970, Monday

PAGE 73 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang February 9, 1970 Monday 9:40 PM I write this as I wait for a visitor who will inform us of all the conspiracy going on behind the Liberal Party. Osmeña has just delivered a privilege speech in the Senate denying his connection with the demonstrators..

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January 19, 1970

PAGE 39 Malacañang Manila Veterans Memorial Hospital January 19, 1970 Imelda is strong enough to play host to her crowd nightly. We have just eaten Chinese lugao and lumpia brought in by Joe and Betty Campos. I liked most the bajo or powdered beef tapa and the seeweed for the lumpia. It is now 11:00..

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January 7, 1970

PAGE 18 Malacañang Manila January 7, 1970 Have just decided to appoint Greg Licaros as Central Bank governor. When I told Danding Romualdez and Bobby Benedicto of this, Danding suggested I appoint Deputy Gov. Briñas as Acting Governor instead. Danding seems to want to be governor. First cabinet meeting this morning. Fiscal policy committee meeting...

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7th day, January 3, 1945

I feel very happy today because Col. Andrews gave me medicines badly needed by my family as well as canned fruits for Tato and Inday. I am sending back one sail boat to take those things as well as letters for my family and to pick up my mother-in-law in Guimaras. Maj. R. Benedicto comes..

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