TERRITORIES: Bedroom Campaign

Only one issue was at stake when some 2,000,000 button-eyed Filipinos went to the polls last week to elect a President: By how big a majority would they return frail, dapper little Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina to office?

Ailing Manuel Quezon (he has tuberculosis), President since 1935, did most of his campaigning from bed. He showed himself in his sleek car, behind a motorcycle escort, only when alarmists shouted that he was dying. In his Malacanan Palace, changing from one bright-colored dressing gown to another, the 63-year-old President played bridge, ran...

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