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Philippines / Election Violence #306425

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 19, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Contd. campaign violence in Philippines, chgs. and counterchgs. lobbed by cands. Ferdinand Marcos and Corazon Aquino and criticism of Marcos regime by local cardinal noted.

(Manila, Philippines: David Jackson) Significance of Cardinal Jaime Sin's challenge to Marcos considered; scenes shown. [SIN - calls for fair elecs.] Dirty tricks political attacks on Aquino's campaign and armed intimidation of her supporters, include murder of aide, described. [Courtesy "Face the Nation", AQUINO - blames Marcos and his supporters for godson's murder.] Grenade attack on crowd attending her speech noted. [MARCOS - campaigns.]

Jackson, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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