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Philippines / Unrest / American Military Bases #120061

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 14, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Grenade attacks on United States complexes in Philippines noted. Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Mark Litke) Issue of future of American military bases in Philippines featured; details given, scenes shown of growing opposition to these bases. [Secretary of foreign affairs Raul MANGLAPUS - says nation has to fend for itself.] Role of American jets in supplying air cover for government during recent coup attempt recalled. [President Corazon AQUINO - says we asked for persuasion flights.] [Opposition senate Juan Ponce ENRILE - criticizes Aquino's dealings with US.] [Columnist Luis BELTRAN - comments.] Impt. of American bases to local economies explained. [Subic Bay, Philippines, employee Chris RIVERO - talks about jobs.] Rising nationalism here cited.

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark

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