ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 19, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Charles Gibson) Pol. dilemma for Reagan administration of Philippines elec. fraud and efforts of United States envoy Philip Habib to get Ferdinand Marcos to agree to sharing power with opposition discussed; scenes shown. [MARCOS - opposes intervention in internal affairs.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - admits election was rigged, but cites need for United States to deal with Marcos.] Senator passage of resolution condemning Philippines election fraud quoted on screen. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - feels Marcos should step down and that Corazon Aquino should be inaugurated as new president] [Representative Stephen SOLARZ - defs. proposal to place United States aid to Philippines in escrow until government changes.] Apparent admin. strategy to force Marcos into reforming outlined.
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