Apr. 15, 1973 Sunday

  Malacañan Palace Manila April 15, 1973 Sunday   Woke up at 9:00 A.M. Went skiing in the bay next to Talaga which had many     and was rough. Returned at 1:30 P.M. Mass, lunch rest and meditation at 3:30 P.M. Visited the beach house at 5:00 P.M. Am reading "The Revolution and the Civil..

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August 24, 1942

Quezon, whom I had not seen for nearly a month, looks well but complains that he cannot make any great effort; and that his blood pressure is still very high. He spends most of the day in a silk dressing wrapper. He was closeted in his room for some time with Carlos Romulo, whom he..

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March 31, 1936

Quezon telephoned asking us to the Commencement of the University of the Philippines at 8:15 a.m. I put on gown and hood for the first time since receiving from this University an LL.D. eighteen years ago. The ceremonies were very well run and seemed impressive. Quezon rose and congratulated the cum laude students as they..

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March 28, 1936

At sea, bound for Manila. Quezon is trying to persuade Roxas and Alunan to go to Washington on the trade commission--they are holding back, probably for two reasons: (a)  apprehension of failure (b)  danger of appearing to interfere with Don Quintin Paredes, the Resident Commissioner. I asked Secretary Quirino jokingly whether he had suspended any..

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