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Marcos and Beyond: The Philippine Revolution

John Lyons and Karl Wilson (eds.)

1987

Marcos and Beyond: The Philippine Revolution

John Lyons and Karl Wilson (eds.)

In this study, John Lyons and Karl Wilson revisit the dramatic events that led to the People Power Edsa ‘revolution.’ They particularly examined the role of the United States and their reactions to the events as they unfolded in the Philippines. From these events, they looked at the legacy of Marcos and his family as they left the Philippines.

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Lyons, John., Karl. Wilson, and Will. Burgess. Marcos and Beyond : the Philippines Revolution. Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press, 1987.

Dictatorship and Revolution: Roots of People’s Power.

Aurora Javate de Dios, Petronilo Bn Daroy, Lorna Kalaw-Tirol (eds.)

1988

Dictatorship and Revolution: Roots of People’s Power.

Aurora Javate de Dios, Petronilo Bn Daroy, Lorna Kalaw-Tirol (eds.)

Dictatorship and Revolution is an edited volume that contains different essays which talk about the politics of the Marcos regime, the regime’s economic plunder that emboldened cronyism and kleptocracy, the excesses committed by the First Family at the expense of rising poverty and inequality, among others. The book also features essays that detail the circumstances which led to the 1986 People Power Revolution–the important personalities and the mass movement behind this peaceful uprising. What is useful in Dictatorship and Revolution are the appendices that contain a rich selection of primary sources related to the Martial Law and the 1986 People Power Revolution.

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de Dios, Aurora Javate, Petronilo Bn. Daroy, and Lorna Kalaw-Tirol (eds.). Dictatorship and Revolution: Roots of People’s Power. Manila: Conspectus, 1988.

Radio Broadcast of the Philippine People Power Revolution

Radio Veritas, DZRJ/DZRB, Radio Bandido, DZRH

2003

Radio Broadcast of the Philippine People Power Revolution

Radio Veritas, DZRJ/DZRB, Radio Bandido, DZRH

The collection of sound recordings of 44 audiocassette tapes and 1 mini-disc document the actual, unedited day-to-day radio broadcast of Radio Veritas, (a Catholic–owned radio station at the outskirts of Manila), DZRJ/DZRB, Radio Bandido, (a privately-owned radio station in Quezon City, then under the Ministry of National Defense), DZRH (a privately-owned radio station in Manila) and Voice of the Philippines (a government-owned radio station taken over by the people led by Radio Veritas on the 24th of February, 1986). The unbroken radio record over four days in 1986 is an unvarnished chronicle of a nation and its people at a crucial time in its history.

The collection was inscribed in UNESCO’s Memory of the World programme in 2003.

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UNESCO Memory of the World. Radio Broadcast of the Philippine People Power Revolution. 2003.

Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 26, 1986

Various authors

1986

Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 26, 1986

Various authors

This cover story that declares “It’s all over; Marcos flees!” has become one of the most popular covers in Philippine newspaper history. Most articles in this issue discuss the end of the regime of President Marcos as he and his family fled the Philippines after a peaceful People Power revolution. The cover shows a photo of Corazon Aquino taking her oath as the new President of the Philippines.

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Luis Beltran, “It’s all over, Marcos flees!” Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 26, 1986.