• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT FERDINAND MARCOS OF THE PHILIPPINES WAS SWORN IN FOR AN UNPRECEDENTED SECOND TERM OF OFFICE IN MANILA ON TUESDAY
    HIS INAUGURATION TOOK PLACE AT LUNETA PARK BEFORE REPRESENTATIVES FROM 40 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING VICE-PRESIDENT SPIRO AGNEW OF THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT FERDINAND MARCOS OF THE PHILIPPINES WAS SWORN IN FOR AN UNPRECEDENTED SECOND TERM OF OFFICE IN MANILA ON TUESDAY
    HIS INAUGURATION TOOK PLACE AT LUNETA PARK BEFORE REPRESENTATIVES FROM 40 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING VICE-PRESIDENT SPIRO AGNEW OF THE UNITED STATES. THOUSANDS OF FILIPINOS WATCHED THE CEREMONY.

    STRICT SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WERE IN FORCE FOLLOWING THE EARLIER DEMONSTRATION AND BOMB ATTACK AGAINST MR. AGNEW, WHO WAS ON THE FIRST LEG OF A TEN-NATION ASIAN TOUR.

    THE CEREMONY WAS KEPT SIMPLE IN LINE WITH RECENT AUSTERITY MEASURES WHICH PRESIDENT MARCOS HOPES WILL SAVE THE PHILIPPINES ABOUT 2000,000,000 US DOLLARS BY THE END OF NEXT YEAR.

    IN HIS INAUGURAL ADDRESS, THE FILIPINO LEADER PLEDGED LEADERSHIP OF INTEGRITY AND CALLED FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW SOCIAL AND OFFICIAL MORALITY. HE SAID: 'TODAY SELF-RELIANCE IS NO LONGER AN OPTION. IT IS OUR FATE.'
    PRESIDENT MARCOS WAS RE-ELECTED IN NOVEMBER BY A CRUSHING TWO MILLION VOTES -- THE FIRST FILIPINO PRESIDENT TO WIN SUCCESSIVE TERMS OF OFFICE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABXMNHYIVNOS7XFEO54VDFXXCV
    Media URN:
    VLVABXMNHYIVNOS7XFEO54VDFXXCV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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