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Philippines / Aquino / Marcos / Amerasian Children #112526

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 23, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Stmts. by Philippines President Corazon Aquino about ex- dictator Ferdinand Marcos quoted. Report introduced.

(Olongapo, Philippines: Mark Litke) "Souvenir babies," children resulting from relationship between Filipino women and American servicemen featured; details given of extent of these children accord to Pearl Buck Fndn., which aids Amerasians; scenes shown. [Mother Alvina RUELA - says three American fathers left her.] [Ex-Olongapo mayor Amelia GORDON - says United States military should respond to resulting social problems.] [Navy public affairs ofr. Lieutenant Commander J.D. VAN SICKLE - says we can't follow men on liberty.] [Amerasian "RICHARD" - hopes father will someday acknowledge him as son.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Litke, Mark

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