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Philippines / Aquino Government #308497

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 27, 1986
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Introduction Charles Kuralt (Souix Falls, South Dakota)

(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Bob Simon) Ferdinand Marcos' imprisonment of suspected political dissidents recalled; President Corazon Aquino's decision to release such political prisoners examined. [Renaldo MACLANG, Judy DAGIWILO - describe their sentences, tortures.] [MACLANG - hopes his release today signals new beginning for cntry.] [DAGIWILO - wants to help restructure cntry.] [MACLANG - comments on freedom.]

(Manila, Philippines: John Sheahan) Role of Marcos' aides silence in perpetuating abuses under him examined. [Acting foreign minister Pacifico CASTRO, Arturo TOLENTINO, supreme court justice Nester ALIMPEI - explain their silence.] Aquino said asking entire supreme court to resign.

(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(No location given: Dan Rather) [AQUINO - explains not seeking Marcos' extradition; discusses future of United States military bases in Philippines, communist insurgency.]

(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Marcos and family's seclusion in Hawaii discussed; scenes shown. President Reagan said authorizing Secret Service protection, while Honolulu police refuse to do so.

Kuralt, Charles;
Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John;
Simon, Bob

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