'The greatest moment of Marcos was Edsa'
IN 1986, Imelda Marcos and her family fled the Philippines in disgrace. She returned in 1991 after being acquitted in a trial in New York and ran unsuccessfully for the presidency in 1992 and 1998. Imelda's fairy-tale life — and her "Imeldific" excess — continues to fascinate Filipinos. Although the Marcoses were named by Transparency International as the second most corrupt leaders in the world in the past 20 years, Imelda has so far not been convicted by any court. She still parties, still shops, and still dazzles.
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