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Philippines Elec. #100956

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 15, 1986
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Corazon Aquino reported rejecting Marcos- controlled Philippines parliament's declaration of him as official winner of recent president election President Reagan said accusing Marcos supporters of wide-scale vote fraud.

(Manila, Philippines: Mark Litke) Parliament's continued debate over vote fraud and manipulation before President's party overruled opposition and declared Ferdinand Marcos the winner examined; scenes shown. [Speaker Nicanor YNIGUEZ - proclaims Marcos winner.] [MARCOS - praises his regime.] Aquino's reaction described. [AQUINO -warns Marcos of Filipino people's lack of forgiveness.] Possible backlash of United States envoy Philip Habib's mission here explained. Aquino's plans for mass rally to protest election outcome mentioned.

(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Reagan's conflicting stmts. this week on Philippines election reviewed.

(California: Sheilah Kast) President's latest statement on elecs. quoted on screen, discussed; his suggestion of fraud on both sides, made during recent news conf., recalled. Uniden. White House source quoted on screen. [Senator Richard LUGAR - calls for close cooperation with Philippines.] Admin.'s public and private position outlined.

Reporter(s):
Kast, Sheilah;
Litke, Mark;
Sullivan, Kathleen
Duration:
00:04:30

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