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Person of The Week (Alfonsin) #108788

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Argentine President Raul Alfonsin profiled; scenes shown. [ALFONSIN - (thru translator) cites relationship between morality and democracy.] His successful handling of recent military rebellion reviewed. [ALFONSIN - (thru translator) notes power of peaceful citizen mobilization.] Scope of Argentina's former military government's human rights abuses recalled. Colonel Aldo Rico's role in military rebellion described. Juan Peron recalled. [ALFONSIN - (thru translator) announces peaceful end to crisis.] [Americas Watch spokesperson Juan MENDEZ - explains importance of Alfonsin's handling of crisis.] Falklands War, economy and military oppression recalled. [ALFONSIN - (thru translator) calls for ethical focus of society.] Alfonsin quoted.

Jennings, Peter

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