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Philippines / Political Unrest #105696

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 31, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Jim Laurie) President Corazon Aquino's crackdown on mil. dissents examined; details given, scenes shown. [AQUINO - campaigns. for new constitution.] [Local govts. minister Jaime FERRER - predicts election outcome.] Mil.'s recent challenge to Aquino reviewed. [United States ambassador Stephen BOSWORTH - thinks unrest will work to Aquino's favor; explains.]

(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(Honolulu, Hawaii: Judd Rose) [Ferdinand MARCOS - will resume control of Philippines government when Aquino resigns; sets conditions for working with her.] His apparent attempt to return to Manila this week to lead rebellion reviewed; role of Lebanese arms dealer Sarkis Soghanalian in Marcos' scheme explained. [MARCOS - explains Imelda Marcos' recent purchase of military equipment, making videotape for followers in Philippines; accepts his destiny.]

(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Marcos' criticism of United States government's treatment of him reported

Laurie, Jim;
Rose, Judd;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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