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Philippines / Elec. #101270

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 1986
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(Studio: Peter jennings) Local newspaper headlines indicating both Corazon Aquino and Ferdinand Marcos are winners in election here shown; similar stmts. of Marcos' election commission and that of citizen watchdog group outlined on screen.

(Manila, Philippines: Jim Laurie) Violence and intimidation of voters examined; scenes shown. [NAMFREL MBRS. - describe election fraud, threats by Marcos' stooges.] Ballot box thefts and destruction detailed, shown.

(Studio: Peter jennings) Marcos' control of elecs. cited.

(Davao, Philippines; Mark Litke) United States election monitors' experience examined; scenes shown. [Marcos supporter Antonio FLOIRENDO - claims all is well.] [Senator John KERRY - cites need and expectation of United States involvement in trying to keep election fair.] Violence in Davao described, shown. [Davao police ofr. Julito CARCUEVAS - denies violence.] [KERRY - describes vote- buying incident.]

(Studio: Peter jennings) [Senator Richard LUGAR - discusses his team's findings of election fraud and abuse.] Upcoming item.

Reporter(s):
Laurie, Jim;
jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:07:40

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