ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 12, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Corazon Aquino's reaction to President Reagan's remark on cheating by both ptys. in Philippines election quoted.
(DC: Sam Donaldson) Reagan's decision to send special envoy Philip Habib to Philippines noted; Secretary of State George Shultz and Habib said trying to define his mission today. Scenes shown. President's reticence on Aquino's comment and White House's apparent shift from position of neutrality on election outcome to pressuring Ferdinand Marcos discussed. [Representative Stephen SOLARZ - believes United States has to clarify that it will not accept fraudulent election; suggests placing United States aid funds to Philippines in escrow account] [Representative Robert LIVINGSTON - disagrees; explains.] [Carnegie Endowment spokesperson Richard KESSLER - thinks United States should pressure Marcos to step down; notes alternative.]
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