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Philippines / Coup Attempt #120431

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 06, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Mark Litke) Cease-fire in coup attempt in Philippines that led way for evacuation of foreigners trapped in rebel-held hotels featured; scenes shown from Manila, Philippines. [President Corazon AQUINO - says we are ready for final confrontation with rebels.] Army noted negotiating with rebels. [General Arturo ENRILE - says rebels will be treated fairly.] Dilemma facing Aquino in how to deal with rebels now explained.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Bill Redeker) Aquino's state of emergency featured. [On TV, newscaster Angel CASTRO - makes announcement.] [Press secretary Adolf AZCUNA - says this is not martial law.] Govt. crackdown on radio and television stations noted. [Columnist Teddy BENIGNO - says Cory has to show strength.] Effort by Aquino to save her presidency reiterated.

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark;
Redeker, Bill

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