Ferdinand Marcos, Filipino Dictator and Father of Bong Bong

Jul 02, 2022, 01:53 AM

Today on World on Drugs we look at what happens when a dictator gains power due to his promise to fight communists. We’ll be talking about former President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos. This episode is another banger and full of plenty of juicy and unfortunate details of what happened to his political opponents. You’ll hear about his life, rise to power, how he became a dictator and then the awful things that happened to his enemies when he became a full-fledged dictator while holding the Philippines under martial law. It’s a wild one today on World on Drugs.

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