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Philippines / Marcos Exile, Aquino Government #308478

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 1986
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Introduction and Preview Dan Rather (Souix Falls, South Dakota)

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Honolulu, Hawaii) Arrival here of deposed dictator Ferdinand Marcos, wife Imelda and entourage featured; scenes shown. Governor George Ariyoshi's rel. with Marcos noted. [ARIYOSHI - welcomes Marcos, should he live here.] [DEMONSTRATOR - calls Marcos variety of names.] Marcos' family's alleged wealth here and advantages of living in Hawaii rather than on mainland discussed; their New York real estate holdings described, shown. [Aquino government spokesperson Francisco RODRIGO - wants to recover properties stolen by Marcos.] Capitol Hill movement to freeze Marcos' assets to determine if he used United States aid for personal benefit noted. [Representative George MILLER - wants explanation.]

(Manila, Philippines: Bob Simon) Corazon Aquino's formation of new government examined; scenes shown. Backgrounds of mins. Juan Ponce Enrile and General Fidel Ramos mentioned. [AQUINO - explains not moving into president palace.] Econ. problems facing her discussed. [RAMOS - cites need to confiscate wealth of departing Filipinos.] [WOMAN - is amazed at recent days' events.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Cardinal Jaime Sin's Mass celebrating Marcos' fall described, shown.

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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