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Philippines / Coup Attempt / United States Role #120400

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 04, 1989
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(London, England: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Mark Litke) Fighting in financial center of Manila, Philippines, between rebels and government troops featured; scenes shown. Apparent insurrection leader Gregorio Honasan said not seen since rebellion began; scenes shown of candlelight vigil for peace.

(London, England: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Bill Redeker) United States support of President Corazon Aquino's government featured. [V.p. Salvador LAUREL - says Philippines should handle its own internal affairs without outside interference.] Response from opposition's Juan Ponce Enrile mentioned. [City administration Nick SANTIAGO - backs Aquino's decision.] Issue of renewal of leases for American mil. bases here noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark;
Redeker, Bill

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