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Remembering EDSA

Luis V. Teodoro

Learning from EDSA

EVEN BEFORE the February 22, 1986 press conference called by then Minister of National Defense Juan Ponce Enrile and then Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)  Vice-Chief of Staff Fidel V. Ramos to publicly declare their withdrawal of support from the government of Ferdinand Marcos, rumors were already rife in... Read more →

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EDSA 1: A Recollection

ON FEBRUARY 22, 1986, a Saturday, I was coming home exhausted from a Namfrel (National Movement for Free Elections) thanksgiving mass in Marikina.  It was about 8 pm. My exhaustion was due to months of doing Namfrel work as the Chair for Mandaluyong City.  It also came from the tension... Read more →

(FINAL) Absent from EDSA - MDJ_PHOTO

Absent from EDSA

SOMETIME IN August 1985, I had to leave the country to be with my family in the US.  It was a sabbatical away from work that my husband and I had planned to do. He was appointed as exchange professor at the University of Michigan (UM) in Ann Arbor on... Read more →

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