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Philippines / Pol. Assassination #307357

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 13, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Barry Petersen) Assassination of President Corazon Aquino supporter and labor leader Rolando Olalia examined; details given, scenes shown. [Ronnie OLALIA - describes father's murder.] Olalia's threat earlier in year to call general strike if anyone moved against Aquino recalled; assassination noted coming on eve of cease-fire agreement with communist insurgents, opposed by defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile. Allegations that Enrile and followers had Olalia killed in effort to provoke coup cited. [Civic leader Charito PLANAS - accuses defense minister of trying to destabilize government] Aquino mentioned returning from state visit to Japan.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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