By Benjamin Pimentel
In 1969, Ferdinand Marcos received a moment time period as president, in a single of the dirtiest campaigns in Philippine historical past. that very same 12 months, Edgar Jopson was once elected president of the nationwide Union of scholars of the Philippines, in a crusade to maintain the Communists out of the coed flow. 13 years later Jopson used to be gunned down through the army in the course of a raid on an underground safehouse. He was once through then probably the most sought after humans within the state, with a value on his head, a number one Communist get together cadre and member of the city underground. Jopson was once an strange person, and his tale is an engaging one. but his stories have been these of a iteration of pupil radicals that got here of age within the Nineteen Seventies, and galvanized a rustic to motion within the Nineteen Eighties. hence this e-book isn't just the biography of 1 individual, it's the historical past of a new release.
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