Hijacking Democracy: The Mood Before the Declaration of Martial Law

In 1972, Metro Manila was rocked by intensified bombings blamed on the insurgency—the perfect excuse for Marcos to justify a nationwide Martial Law.

The Turbulent ’60s and Marcos’ Ascent to Power

Much like the politics of today, the 1960s were full of scandal and betrayal. How did these bring about Ferdinand Marcos’ ascent to power?Our resident historian Kris Pasion narrates in this fourth part of our 15-part series ‘Road to Martial Law.’