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Philippines / Elec. #308274

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 14, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Roman Catholic Conf. of Bishops reported considering pres. elecs. in Philippines a fraud, urging nonviolent civil disobedience against Ferdinand Marcos; independent citizen group NAMFREL's assessment of vote fraud against Corazon Aquino supporters outlined.

(Manila, Philippines: Bill Redeker) Marcos-controlled parliament noted expected to name him president shortly; scenes shown. [AQUINO - supports nonviolent peaceful protest.] Opposition strategy for long-term action against government, formed by coalition of Aquino supporters, outlined on screen, discussed. [Bishop Nestor CARINO - explains bishops conf.'s call for civil disobedience.] [Reverend Jose BLANCO - feel people will no longer tolerate Marcos' oppression.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Marcos mentioned claiming bishops have joined communists

Rather, Dan;
Redeker, Bill

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