Marcos family

Rappler Talk: Manuel Quezon III on what led to the rehabilitation of the Marcos family

What are the contributing factors to the rehabilitation of the Marcos family after Martial Law?

Martial Law under the ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos is considered one of the darkest chapters in Philippine history, with widespread human rights violations and the country’s coffers plundered dry.

But just 35 years after the dictatorship was toppled by the People Power Revolution, the Marcos family is anything but shunned. In fact, the dictator’s only son and namesake Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is gunning for president in the 2022 elections.

On Thursday, November 4, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug speaks to historian and writer Manuel “Manolo” Quezon III on the rehabilitation the Marcos family enjoyed post-Martial Law.

How did the rehabilitation of the Marcos family happen so quickly? What does this say about Filipinos? –