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Philippines / Coup Aftermath #111128

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 31, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Mark Litke) Coup leader Gregorio Honasan said possibly regrouping rebels to continue attempted coup against President Corazon Aquino; her response cited. Scenes shown. Mil. academy students noted staging strike in support of rebel troops; Juan Ponce Enrile, while denying role in rebellion, said accusing government of incompetence. [ENRILE - criticizes government] General Fidel Ramos' effort to ease military's concerns discussed. [US ambassador Nicholas PLATT - describes purpose of meeting with Aquino.] [Analyst Richard KESSLER - calls for incrd. economic aid for Philippines.]

Litke, Mark;
Threlkeld, Richard

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