Sept. 12, 1972
Hysteria continues because of the bombing, kidnappings.
Finished working with the governors, city mayors and municipal mayors on their requests at 9:10 after starting at 4:00 PM.
Included conference on Cagayan Valley, Mt. Province especially Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao, Camarines Sur, Zamboanga del Sur with Sec. Ponce Enrile and Gov. Ramos on the im[ ] of communication between Task Force Sar[ ] and Task Force P[ ].
All the mayors of Isabela have promised to cooperate against the subversives and [ ] [ ] openly, but they want arms and more soldiers.
Exercised with light barbells (40 pounds) and showered.
This morning I devoted to the National Security Council meeting from 9:45 AM to 1:00 PM.
I asked a written presentation of the expansion increases in manpower, financial and logistics [ ] plan, training, organization of the communists and [ ]. I asked the question of the [ ] [ ], [ ] [ ] to the communist program of [ ] and terrorism and urban guerrilla operations for 1972. I attach copy.