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Philippines / Coup Attempt #104106

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 07, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Mark Litke) Collapse of Ferdinand Marcos' running mate Arturo Tolentino's attempted overthrow of President Corazon Aquino's government examined; details given, scenes shown. [Defense minister Juan Ponce ENRILE - cites strength of Aquino government] [TOLENTINO - remains committed to assuming presidency.] Current status of revolt described.

(DC: John McWethy) Allegations that Marcos was involved in coup attempt from his Hawaii home examined; details given, scenes shown. [State Department spokesperson Bernard KALB - claims United States has made its opposition to such intervention known to Marcos.] Factors inhibiting United States from expelling Marcos listed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:03:40

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