National Geographic : 1940 Oct
AP Photograph from Keystone Thousands Cheer as President Manuel Quezon Is Inaugurated Before the Philippine Legislative Building Massed troops, ranks of singing school children, marching brass bands, news cameramen, motion-picture folk,and 250,000 everyday citizens crowded tosee this imposing ceremony. President Quezon took office on November 15, 1935. This picture was flown to San Francisco onthefirst mail-carrying voyage oftheChina Clipper. Originally, by law, the Philippine President could serve for only one term of six years. Now, by amendment, hemay serve two terms offour years each.