Elpidio Quirino's Inaugural Remarks

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Inaugural Remarks after the demise of President Manuel Roxas  (1948) 
by Elpidio Quirino
6th President of the Philippines
Delivered on April 17, 1948 at the Council of State Room, Executive Office Building, Malacañang Palace, Manila


In memory of our great and illustrious friend who is now lying in state, let us pledge ourselves to establish better and closer understanding among us, and I beseech you to manifest more tolerance, goodwill, and love, which we need in this supreme moment of our history.

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