September 26, 2018
MARTIAL LAW’S SHADES OF GRAY AND RED
Remember how we’d listen to our elders and how they’d reminisce their youth and how things happened? That’s how it felt while watching former senator Juan Ponce Enrile’s 30-minute interview by Bongbong Marcos. You know that there’s truth somewhere in there, but it’s the kind of story you’d listen to with a tub of popcorn. I’ve read that it is a part of a 2-hour talk. As of this moment, not all of the clips have been posted online.
The first segment of the video was about Enrile’s view of Martial Law and the role he played in it. After this video came out, the descendants of the survivors of Martial Law called him a liar and came out with their version as to what happened at that time.
They say that it is best to write history after it has happened after 50 years, preferably by historians or people that haven’t been influenced by any of the surviving parties. Otherwise, it doesn’t become history but propaganda.
Batas Militar, the definitive video documentary on Martial Law in the Philippines, produced by the Eggie Apostol Foundation.
Photo/s used in this post is/are covered under the Fair Use Exemption of the IP Code.
- You acknowledge that Manila Speak is only a platform for your views and opinions and those views and opinions of yours are not necessarily that of Manila Speak.
- The comments section is a public forum and you will be considerate and respectful at all times.
- You shall not post any defamatory utterances, profanity or vulgar language, anything that is obscene or abusive. You shall not post any false statements, harassing words or threaten a person’s safety or property.
- You shall not, without consent, post any personal information such as but not limited to phone numbers and email or mailing addresses.
- You shall not violate other’s intellectual property or proprietary rights.
- Manila Speak may or may not review your post but it reserves the right to remove that same if such post may potentially violate the guidelines.
- All Rights Reserved. No portion of this site may be republished without permission of the publisher.