THE PHILIPPINES: After Magsaysay, What?

From barrio to barrio, and on every city street corner, the name of Ramon Magsaysay rang across the Philippines last week. Election day was only four weeks off, and every presidential and congressional candidate was busily trying to identify himself with the late great President, who was killed in an airplane crash only seven months ago. "Keep faith with Magsaysay!" cried the Nacionalistas of President Carlos P. Garcia, the smooth, shrewd politician who succeeded to the presidency on Magsaysay's death. "Magsaysay was our guy; now Yulo is our Magsaysay," proclaimed the Liberals, ignoring the...

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