Unformatted text preview: Yet to all Americans, as the leader of a proud and free people, I address this question: has
there been a greater test of national commitment to the ideals you hold clear than that my peopie
have gone through? You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring freedom to many lands
that were reluctant to receive it. And here you have a people who won it by themselves and need
only the help to preserve it. Three years ago, I said thank you, America, for the haven from oppression, and the home
you gave Ninoy, myself and our children, and for the three happiest years of our lives together.
Today, I say, join us America, as we build a new home for democraq, another haven for the
oppressed, so it may stand as a shining testament of our two nation’s commitment to freedom.” Qllestions: 1. What can you say about this line in the Speech of Corazon Aquino: ”Three years ago, I left
America in grief to bury my husband, Ninoy Aquino. I thought I had left to levy to rest his
restless dream of Philippine freedom. Today, I have returned as the president of a free people”. 2. What did Gorazon Aquino mention in her speech pertaining to the aspiration of the Filipino
people? Choose a speciﬁc lines for this and give your reflection or what do you feel about
these lines? ‘ ...
View Full Document
- Spring '19
- Jane Smith
- Ninoy Aquino