An Interview with Ferdinand Marcos

"My wife is not going to be President"

The scene at Manila's Malacañang Palace leaves little doubt that the two most powerful people in the Philippines are both named Marcos. While President Ferdinand Marcos receives a constant stream of visitors in his study, which is just off the main reception hall, First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos holds court next door in the music room. Last week, a few days before leaving on his trip to the U.S., the President discussed at length his wife, human rights and other issues with TIME Hong Kong Bureau Chief...

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