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Marcos / Legal Problems #101788

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 05, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced

(DC: John Martin) Legal suits filed against ousted Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos by his former political prisoners examined; photos shown. [Voice of former PRISONER - describes torture by Marcos regime.] [Attorney Melvin BELLI - explains legal basis of suit.] Marcos' other legal problems stemming from suits seeking to recover funds and property Marcos allegedly stole from Philippine government discussed; New York case cited as example [Center for Constitutional Law spokesperson Morton STAVIS - hopes to question Marcos.] [State Department spokesperson Bernard KALB - claims lack of agreement between US government and Marcos on his asylum here.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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