President Eisenhower - on the second day of his visit to the Philippines, June 15, - met President Carlos Garcia, and former president Osmena, at Manila's Malaca?ang Palace for private talks.
LS. RESIDENTIAL PALACE.
EISENHOWER SHAKES HANDS WITH OSMENA.
LS. OSMENA, EISENHOWER & GARCIA.
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MS. IKE ARRIVING AT MONUMENT.
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LS. IKE LAYS WREATH.
LS. CAMERAMEN AND REPORTERS.
LS. IKE LEAVING MONUMENT.
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LS. CONGRESS BUILDING.
LS. IKE GREETED BY CONGRESSMEN.
MS. CONGRESSMEN TAKING SEAT.
MLS. IKE ADDRESSING.
MS. CONGRESSMEN CHEERING.
MLS. IKE STEPS DOWN FROM PLATFORM, SHAKES HANDS WITH CONGRESSMEN.
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CU. IKE LEAVING CAMPFIRE.
CU. CONGRESS BUILDING.
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MS. IKE IN CAR.
LS. CARCADE MOVING OFF.
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Background: President Eisenhower - on the second day of his visit to the Philippines, June 15, - met President Carlos Garcia, and former president Osmena, at Manila's MalacaÂ¤ang Palace for private talks.
A spokesman said that talks on "modernisation" of the Philippine Armed Forces was on the agenda. It was reported that a request for American nuclear defence weapons would be presented by the Philippine Government and that the President has agreed to consider this.
Later driving through cheering crowds, President Eisenhower laid a wreath on the monument of Philippine national hero Dr Jose Rizal as muffled drums and bugles sounded.
The American President made an address to a joint session of the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives. Terming nationalism as "a mighty and relentless force", he said "Right now the principal target for those who regard nationalism as a mortal foe is the United States. My Republic is painted as an imperialistic seeker of limitless powers over all the peoples of the world, using them as pawns on the chessboard of war, exploiting them and their resources to enrich our own economy, degrading them to a role of beggarly independence." Great applause greeted his speech.
Following the cancellation of his visit to Japan, President Eisenhower sailed for Formosa, June 16, where his visit was marked by a heavy bombardment of the Quemoy off-shore islands by Communist China. He will fly to Seoul, June 19.