• Short Summary

    President Ferdinand Macros declared on armed forces day (December 22) he would not haste in lifting of martial law, and called for care and prudence in moves towards a parliamentary form of Government for the Philippines.

  • Description

    President Ferdinand Macros declared on armed forces day (December 22) he would not haste in lifting of martial law, and called for care and prudence in moves towards a parliamentary form of Government for the Philippines.

    Addressing the nation on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the armed forces of the Philippines, the 58-years-old Filipino strongman also vowed to pursue the policy of self-reliance both in the military and in the economic development of the country.

    Mr. Macros first assumed the presidency in 1965, won re-election in 1969, and has been ruling the nation by decree since he imposed martial law in 1972.

    Under a new constitution be proclaimed in 1973, the Philippines was to establish a parliamentary system of government.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB74DFT56X6B1E11O84AEIDML9
    Media URN:
    VLVAB74DFT56X6B1E11O84AEIDML9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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