[Historical Documents] Letter of Instruction No. 1, 1972

Note: Every once in a while, I take breaks from bar review to look at historical documents available in the library where I review. Hundreds of Official Gazettes and legislative deliberations lay untouched and unopened, waiting for a historian to open them. I am sharing here in my blog whatever I find interesting, to pique the curiosity of others who may want to look further.


This was the letter of instruction by President Ferdinand E. Marcos dated 22 September 1972 ordering the takeover of media after the declaration of martial law.

Image was taken from the Official Gazette, 2 October 1972.

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