ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 29, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Honolulu, Hawaii: Judd Rose) Ferdinand Marcos' apparent effort to return to Philippines examined; details given, scenes shown. [MARCOS - accuses State Department of keeping him prisoner here.] Marcos said chartering plane from Pan Aviation, owned by arms dealer Sarkis Soghanalian who has ties to CIA and is currently under indictment for attempted arms shipments to Contras. [Philippines consul general Buddy GOMEZ - explains tipping off US government] [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - claims Marcos' return to Philippines is contingent upon that government] [The Military Shop owner Doug BOYER - describes military supplies purchased recently by Imelda Marcos.] Home videotape of Marcos believed bound for his supporters in Philippines shown, discussed.
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