Ferdinand E. Marcos, Eighth State of the Nation Address, September 21, 1973

Message of His Excellency Ferdinand E. Marcos President of the Philippines To the Congress On the State of the Nation [Delivered at the Malacañan Palace on September 21, 1973] “Report to the Nation after One Year of Martial Law” One year ago today, I signed Proclamation No. 1081 placing the entire country under martial law. As […]


Ferdinand E. Marcos, Seventh State of the Nation Address, January 24, 1972

Message of His Excellency Ferdinand E. Marcos President of the Philippines To the Congress On the State of the Nation [Delivered at the Legislative Building, Manila, January 24, 1972] “Strength through Crisis, Growth in Freedom” I. INTRODUCTION In these times of rupture—of a breaking of nations, of radical change in values, of sudden departures and great, […]


Ferdinand E. Marcos, Sixth State of the Nation Address, January 25, 1971

Message of His Excellency Ferdinand E. Marcos President of the Philippines To the Congress On the State of the Nation [Delivered at the Legislative Building, Manila, January 25, 1971] “The Democratic Revolution” I. INTRODUCTION Once again I come to this Congress to report on the state of the nation. I have come to you through the […]


Ferdinand E. Marcos, Fifth State of the Nation Address, January 26, 1970

Message of His Excellency Ferdinand E. Marcos President of the Philippines To the Congress On the State of the Nation [Delivered at the Legislative Building, Manila, January 26, 1970] “National Discipline: The Key to our Future” I. INTRODUCTION This is for me a historic privilege. No man can be exalted higher than to be chosen twice […]


Ferdinand E. Marcos, Fourth State of the Nation Address, January 27, 1969

Message of His Excellency Ferdinand E. Marcos President of the Philippines To the Congress On the State of the Nation [Delivered at the Legislative Building, Manila, January 27, 1969] “New Filipinism: The Turning Point” I. INTRODUCTION A Nation Transformed I have come to report to you on a nation transformed. Twelve months ago, I rendered to […]


Ferdinand E. Marcos, Third State of the Nation Address, January 22, 1968

Message of His Excellency Ferdinand E. Marcos President of the Philippines To the Congress On the State of the Nation [Delivered at the Legislative Building, Manila, January 22, 1968] “A Nation of Achievers” Two years ago, I came before you for the first time to report on the state of the nation, and I gave you […]


Ferdinand E. Marcos, Second State of the Nation Address, January 23, 1967

Message of His Excellency Ferdinand E. Marcos President of the Philippines To the Congress On the State of the Nation [Delivered at the Legislative Building, Manila, January 23, 1967] “The Epic of Nation-Building” In a moment like this, it is always fruitful to consider our relationship, and perhaps our relevance, to our own history. A historian […]


Ferdinand E. Marcos, First State of the Nation Address, January 24, 1966

Message of His Excellency Ferdinand E. Marcos President of the Philippines To the Congress On the State of the Nation [Delivered at the Legislative Building, Manila, on January 24, 1966] Mr. Senate President, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the Senate and House of Representatives, excellencies, friends, my countrymen. Today, I come to Congress as […]


Diosdado Macapagal, Fourth State of the Nation Address, January 25, 1965

Message of His Excellency Diosdado Macapagal President of the Philippines To the Congress On the State of the Nation [Delivered on January 25, 1965] “The Philippines After Three Years (1962-1965)” Mr. Senate President, Mr. Speaker, Ladies and Gentlemen of Congress: Three years ago, on this very platform, we presented the Socio-Economic Program of the Nation designed […]


Diosdado Macapagal, Third State of the Nation Address, January 27, 1964

Message of His Excellency Diosdado Macapagal President of the Philippines To the Congress On the State of the Nation [Delivered on January 27, 1964] Mr. Senate President, Mr. Speaker, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Congress: For the third time, I have the honor to appear before you and to present to you a report on the […]


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