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Philippines / Aquino Assassination Anniversary #104426

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Mark Litke) Formal ceremonies here in observance of anniversary of Benigno Aquino's assassination featured; scenes shown. [President Corazon AQUINO - notes husband's death resulted in democracy for cntry.] [Coretta Scott KING - praises Aquino supporters' success.] Supreme court here said considering reopening case due to possibility ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos manipulated special court that acquitted suspects in Aquino's assassination, include chief of staff Fabian Ver. [In past, Corazon AQUINO - considers Marcos chief suspect.]

Jarriel, Tom;
Litke, Mark

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