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California / Salvatierra Murder #308400

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 21, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Jerry Bowen) Recent murder of "Philippine News" editor Oscar Salvatierra, believed at the time linked to current political unrest in Philippines, said actually work of his son and son's girlfriend. [Recently, "Philippine News" publisher Alex ESCLAMADO - is certain death is political assassination.] [Senator Alan CRANSTON - criticizes Marcos regime's criminal activities in US.] Corazon Aquino noted hailing Salvatierra as martyr. [Police chief David THOMPSON - denies murder was politically inspired.] [CRANSTON - notes Marcos' use of murder and threats, despite this case being false alarm.] [Consul general Leovigildo ANOLIN - accuses critics of irresponsibility.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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