Saturday, August 01, 2009

and to continue the work of nationhood


'Set thy heart upon thy work but never its reward.'

- Lord Krishna

© Joe Galvez





On September 18, 1986, just 7 months after she was swept to power by a popular revolt against dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Philippine President Corazon C. Aquino addressed the joint session of the United States Congress during her first visit to the country since she came home to bury slain opposition leader and husband, Sen. Benigno "Ninoy" S. Aquino, Jr. in August 1983.

Part 2 of former Philippine President Aquino's speech to the Joint Session of Congress, 1986

Part 3 of former Philippine President Aquino's speech to the Joint Session of Congress, 1986

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