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The Kingmaker makes it clear: It was more than just the shoes.
It was the 1980s and Imelda Marcos, wife of Philippines’ dictator Ferdinand Marcos, was in New York City to do some holiday shopping. “One day, Madame Marcos said to me, ‘I want you to go with me to Cartier, I want to ...
 
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In a pushback against perceived memory loss and historical revisionism, several institutions are reminding us of the truths about Martial Law.
Forty-five years ago, the Philippines was put under martial law by Ferdinand Marcos. From 1972 to 1981, Marcos’ military rule resulted in 3,257 extrajudicial killings, 35,000 individual tortures, and 70,000 were incarcerations, and at least 737 Filipino Desaparecidos or the Disappeared Ones. ...
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