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Philippines / Marcos #306508

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 22, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Govt. audit reported allegedly finding no indications that Philippines leader Ferdinand Marcos has diverted foreign aid funds for his personal use; details given.

(Negros, Philippines: David Jackson) Starvation and malnutrition of Philippines' rural youth due to depressed sugar industry examined; scenes shown. [Worker Marlyne VISTA - cites inability of the poor to receive medical care.] Pols. involved in keeping Marcos from declaring state of emergency explained. [Bishop Antonio FORTICH - notes government denies reality.] One family's (named) plight cited as example [Planter Filipe LACSON - blames starvation on lazy parents.] [National Federal of Sugar Workers spokesperson Serge CHERNIGUIN - opposes Marcos' dictatorship.]

Jackson, David;
Rather, Dan

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