The Snap Revolution (Part Two: The Narrow Road to the Solid North)

James Fenton

Marcos was from Ilocos Norte. That and the surrounding provinces were his stronghold, and everyone referred to the area as the Solid North. Everyone, that is, except the communists, who called it Ilocoslovakia. From the electoral point of view, Northern Luzon was cut and dried. From the revolutionar…


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