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Philippine Martial Law #17889

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 10, 1972
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(Studio) Philippine government reports 3/4 classes resumed following shutdown as part of President Marcos' martial law with regard to schools.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Manila, Philippines) Govt. confiscates 13,000 weapons owned by civilians. 3/4 million still at large. Marcos declares war on everything from police corruption to high food prices. Lower class expresses attitude of "so far, so good" as prices, crime, graft, decrease Rich and powerful suffer under land reform.
REPORTER: Jim Giggans

Reporter(s):
Giggans, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:30

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