Appendix 1.7: Confidential Cable from the US Embassy in Manila, “Mrs. Marcos Chides New Alma Mater,” 19 April 1977

Kasarinlan Philippine Journal of Third World Studies


This document shows what happened when a close Marcos affiliate—Imelda Marcos, no less—was honored by the University of the Philippines during martial law. There was dissent, but it was swiftly silenced.

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