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Philippines / Marcos #115558

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 13, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Stmt. from former Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos that he will end his opposition to President Corazon Aquino if she will allow him to return for his mother's funeral reported Report introduced.

(Honolulu, Hawaii: Gary Shepard) Interview with exiled Marcos featured. [MARCOS - says he would like to go home; says he would support Aquino government]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Mark Litke) March by supporters of Marcos shown. [Marcos loyalist movement spokesperson Nemi DePEDRO - says Marcos wants to see mother's remains.] Aquino's opposition to Marcos' return detailed; government film of weapons found in home of Marcos supporter shown. [President spokesperson Teodoro BENIGNO - says national security at stake.] [Vice President Salvador LAUREL - says we are politically stable.] Planned protest march by Marcos loyalists announced. [DePEDRO - says millions will march.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Litke, Mark;
Shepard, Gary

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