• Short Summary

    Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos was at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City, Philippines on Thursday (21 December) to review a military parade celebrating the 37th anniversary of the founding of the country's armed forces.

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    Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos was at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City, Philippines on Thursday (21 December) to review a military parade celebrating the 37th anniversary of the founding of the country's armed forces.

    The President was accompanied by his wife, Imelda Marcos, still heavily bandaged following the attack on he life earlier this month.

    On hand for the parade were military leaders and prominent Government officials. In a speech to the assembled officials, President Marcos urged the military to continue its vigilance. He went on to stress that the quality of democracy was necessary for both the armed forces and the civilian population of the country.

    SYNOPSIS: At the parade ground of Camp Aguinaldo near Quezon City in the Philippines, President Marcos arrived on Thursday to preside over celebrations honouring the thirty-seventh anniversary of the country's armed forces.

    President Marcos made the traditional inspection of the Guard of Honour before the troops began marching in the review ceremony.

    Mrs Marcos also attended the ceremony, still heavily bandaged following the attack on her life earlier this month.

    In a speech to the assembled military and Government officials, President Marcos urged the military to continue its vigilance. He went on to stress that the quality of democracy was necessary in the armed forces as wall as the country as a whole.

    Following the ceremony, President and Mrs Marcos acknowledged the cheers of the crowd.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8VTUBE08YU32VIG0S1DFENS9N
    Media URN:
    VLVA8VTUBE08YU32VIG0S1DFENS9N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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